LeRoy Neiman's Ryder Cup Artwork Available as Golf Collectible for Father's Day

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Celebrate Father's Day and the 37th Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, with Official Artwork by iconic sports artist LeRoy Neiman.

At Valhalla in 2008, the Ryder Cup players are the premier thoroughbreds of the golf world

One of the most prolific and well-known living artists, LeRoy Neiman, has created the 2008 Official Ryder Cup Artwork. The painting commemorates the 37th Ryder Cup to be held September 16-21, 2008 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. The Ryder Cup Artwork is the ideal gift for anyone looking to get dad something special and unique for Father's Day, which is Sunday, June 15, 2008.

Neiman's colorful painting captures the drama of this biennial competition between the United States and Europe as the teams vie on Valhalla's signature 13th hole. Neiman has put the viewer right in the middle of the drama unfolding as the immense gallery raucously cheers for their favorite team.

The Official Ryder Cup Artwork will make the perfect gift for any golf or art enthusiast. The collection consists of a limited edition serigraph, signed and unsigned poster editions, notecard sets and postcards. Cobalt Artworks has worked closely with Knoedler Publishing, the prestigious New York firm that has been Mr. Neiman's exclusive art publisher for over 30 years in the creation and production of the Official Ryder Cup Artwork. All editions are available for purchase at Cobalt Artworks. The original 2008 Ryder Cup painting will also be on display in Louisville, KY as part of the LeRoy Neiman- Five Decades revolving retrospective exhibit highlighting Neiman's remarkable career.

Official Ryder Cup posters are offered in two versions; the Official Edition and the Captain's Edition are available for $50 each, a Commemorative hand-signed edition is $250 and a special 450-piece signed and numbered limited edition Serigraph is available for $4200. The Ryder Cup collection is complemented with postcard editions that are available for $3.50 each and boxed notecard/invitation sets for $20 each. A wide variety of framing options are also offered. For more information about the artwork, including corporate preferred pricing also available, call (888) 450-2008 or visit http://www.cobaltartworks.com.

Neiman, best known for his brilliantly colored, stunningly energetic paintings of sporting events and leisure activities, has created an image that captures the international flavor of the 2008 renewal of golf's most exciting competition. "At Valhalla in 2008, the Ryder Cup players are the premier thoroughbreds of the golf world," says Neiman. The legendary artist, who resides in New York City, is well-known in Louisville for his creation of Official Imagery for such diverse events as the 1997 Kentucky Derby, 1998 Breeders' Cup Championship, the 2000 PGA Championship and the 2005 Grand Opening of the Muhammad Ali Center.

About Cobalt Artworks:
Cobalt Artworks' mission is to secure prestigious local, regional, national and international rights, licenses and commissions for art-related projects and promotions. Cobalt Artworks is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky with offices and gallery space at 614 West Main Street. The principals of Cobalt Artworks are developer Todd Blue, CEO of Cobalt Ventures, Doug Smith, Sr. Vice-President of Cobalt Ventures, and Ben Isaacs, art consultant and creator of the award-winning Kentucky Derby Festival Poster Series and other major art marketing initiatives. For more information, call (502) 584-0020 or visit http://www.cobaltartworks.com.


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