by David Eichenberg
Oil on panel
337 x 324 mm
The prize winners for the BP Portrait Award 2010 were announced at the Awards Ceremony on the 22 June 2010.
The Third Prize was awarded to David Eichenberg for Tim II
David Eichenberg studied art at the University of Toledo in his home town. While he has exhibited throughout the United States, this is his first BP exhibited work. His portrait shows his friend, the sculptor Timothy A. Stover, seated at a metal bandsaw in the fabrication shop in which he works, located directly below the artist's studio in an old warehouse in Toledo, Ohio. The artist wanted the painting to read like a work by Holbein, where every item in the portrait represents an aspect of the sitter such as the highlighted shape on the wall representing a map of Ohio, where Tim was born and living at the time of the sitting.
© David Eichenberg