Size: 24"W x 18"H x 1.5"D
Year Created: 2008
Ready to Hang
This piece belongs to The Olympics Series inspired from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Each athlete is placed on different positions of the canvas referring to the sport performed. A flat background color is chosen according to the surface that the sport is practiced.
Betirri was born in 1982 in Puebla, Mexico. In 1997, he moved with his mother and his two siblings to Houston, TX where they still currently reside. In Houston, Betirri continued his lifelong interest in art and architecture and obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Architecture from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and his Bachelors of Fine Arts at the University of Houston. He also studied abroad in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy where he had the opportunity to experience and embrace the grandeur of some of the world’s greatest artists and their culture.