Bart Forbes

Bart Forbesʼ unique approach to painting is the result of many years spent both as a fine artist and an illustrator. His interest in sports has led to a wide variety of major commissions. Forbes has created theme paintings for a variety of PGA and Seniors’ tournaments, and is known for his many posters and prints. He has designed over 20 commemorative postage stamps for the U.S. Postal Service including stamps of the 1988 Olympics, Lou Gehrig, Jesse Owens and the “America is Beautiful” series. His work has appeared in countless magazines, including Sports Illustrated and TIME. Corporate clients have included Exxon, Pepsi-Cola, ABC-TV, Eastman Kodak, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, American Airlines and the NFL.  Forbes’ most recent commission is installed in the Ronald Reagan Library where the original painting depicts the former President.