Emiliano Campobello had the cojones to send this in: “Hello The Art of Obama, I am attaching a copy of my painting ‘A New Day’ I was inspired to create last year after the election, in hopes that you will post it on your site, The Art of Obama.com. I am making reproductions of it available on my website www.artofobama.us…”
“…to raise funds for charities, initially Sarah House, that provides hospice care for low-income/homeless in Santa Barbara, CA. Many people have been visibly touched and I look forward to sharing this image with the world. I feel that this is just the first of my pieces of our new President. I was interested in capturing the visionary, compassionate side of Mr. Obama in this painting, as a counterweight to all the art portraying his “activist” side. The light of the coming dawn is illuminating the dark clouds of the past…”
That is all well and good
… but, who would want a painting with a big (c) on it?