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Kirk Maggio

Paintings by Maggio

Kirk Maggio is a Maryland based artist who is gaining national interest with his fine art oil paintings. The growing demand is evident in not only his sports art, but also his portraits, landscapes and still life paintings. Maggio’s portraits of celebrity art are commissioned for personal collections and commercial projects. His love of portraits and personalized expression of the subject fuel the energy in his work, the inspiring details and vibrant colors bring movement and life that so characterize “Paintings by Maggio.” The paintings for golf holes are some of the artist’s favorite works, the serenity and beauty inspiring commissions from some of the most famous golf courses around the world. He uses the finest oil paints available and his work is hand painted on Belgian linen or mahogany panels.

He is represented by Cash Appeal MultiMedia, an agent for artists, fine art publisher and licensee for sports, entertainment and corporate brands. He was recently commissioned to paint the portraits of Shaquille O’Neal “Shaq by Maggio” and Dwayne Wade "Wade by Maggio", the first official NBA oil paintings of "Shaq" and "Flash" showcasing the Miami Heat's dynamic duo both on-the-court and in mesmerizing portraits. Maggio’s artistic realism and bold colors capture the essence and sheer charisma of these NBA superstars, reproductions of this artwork will surely be an immediate collector’s item. Cash Appeal has published limited edition giclee prints and open edition lithographs that are available for sale at the NBA Store on 5th Avenue, art galleries and on-line sports memorabilia stores across the country.

Kirk was an All-American Punter at UCLA, before being selected in the National Football League (NFL) draft by the Green Bay Packers. He was also an All-World punter with the Birmingham Fire of the World Football League. Maggio’s passion and understanding of sport is apparent in his work. He has been commissioned by numerous NFL players and many PGA golfers to create original oil paintings for their private collections. Some of Maggio’s other commissions include the following: 2003-2005 Honda Classic at the Country Club of Marisol, including portraits of yearly winners and paintings of the signature holes. The Baltimore Ravens commissioned reproductions of his work for each luxury suite of PSI Net Stadium, including Raven’s owner Art Modell’s personal skybox. The Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball team selected Maggio to create their 1999 Opening Day program cover. He also works closely with many charity organizations and will be creating artworks of other featured sports superstars and entertainment celebrities.




 
 

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