Tony Capparelli to Unveil Super Bowl XLIV Portrait


January 7, 2010
Oradell, NJ
Contact: The Tony Capparelli Studio 201-501-8642
For Press: Derringer Media 917-593-3010 (C)

For Immediate Release:

Sports Artist and Educator Tony Capparelli has been selected by the NFL to portray on canvas Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida. The painting will be completed during this years NFL Championship weekend (January 23rd) when Tony will add the final 2 teams to his Sun Life Stadium panorama.

The finished painting will be available prior to Super Bowl XLIV as a limited edition Fine Art Giclee. The edition will be limited to 500 plus artist proofs, and will be available through SportsArtTV.com, and the NFLShop.com, as well as select Super Bowl vendors.

"I consider it a privilege to create this years Super Bowl Portrait," says Capparelli, who conducts classes at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Tony also offers courses at Seton all University, and conducts yearly "Art of Sport" clinics with Yogi Berra. Tony's official Martin Brodeur Night portrait was unveiled on live TV at Prudential Center, as well as live unveilings for 2010 Olympics Broadcaster Mike "Doc' Emrick.

Video of the creation of the Official Super Bowl Portrait is available to accredited members of the media, as well as interview requests.

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