Pugilist Portraits

Pugilist Portraits

John Beatty {image pending} Oil ( 24”x 20” ) 2019 John’s bareknuckle days began with fist fights as a youth, onboard ships in the Navy and a period as a bouncer. His first Pro Match was in 1980, when he won the Tough Guy Contest at the old Buffalo Auditorium. I was in...

A Brush With Bareknuckles (Painting)

{image pending} Oil (72”x 57”) 2015 I jumped into this, the first piece in the series, with both feet, or in this case with both hands. Ringside at Richburg, by Andrew R. English, contains everything about the famous fight between John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain....
Bareknuckles: Contemporary Works

Bareknuckles: Contemporary Works

Winner ? Sometimes winners look like losers. ‘ Nuff said Sucker Punch This is one of those pieces that asked ‘where are you going with this’? It’s all part of the process.Roll with the punches. Collide-O-Scope The modification of the word Kaleidoscope is well-suited...
Rona

Rona

Rona Packs A Punch At one point I had asked Pam how I might break up the brutality of the show with something (dare I say) cheerful. She responded with one word, flowers. At first I couldn’t make sense of it. Then, I became intrigued. Flowers. How can flowers tie-in...
The Mini Buffalo Soldier

The Mini Buffalo Soldier

Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing The Mini Buffalo Soldier! He stands 17”x12” and like the Buffalo Soldiers before him, will be auctioned off to raise money for Roswell Park Cancer Research. Stay tuned for the auction date. A special thanks to Blake Kobee and Bill...
Buffalo Tales

Buffalo Tales

Ralph Sirianni was one of the artists featured in Buffalo Tales today. Photo(s) by Steven D Desmond/Desmond’s PrimeFocus Photography. You can read the full article on their website.

The Dead Files

July 11, on the Travel Channel, at 10 pm Eastern: Each week’s episode features a home / establishment where paranormal activity takes place. It concludes with a sketch artist, from the location filmed at that time. The July 11 episode is showcasing a home in...

Dead Files

The Travel Channel’s series, Dead Files, features Ralph Sirianni in an upcoming 12th season episode, as a sketch artist. It is planned to air in August 2019.
Gabriel Sirianni

Gabriel Sirianni

“How Buffalo artist copes with losing son to heroin” – Buffalo News http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/23/sean-kirst-buffalo-artist-copes-son-lost-heroin/
Novel Nod to Artist

Novel Nod to Artist

Jeff Schober’s latest novel is part 3 of a series which follows former Buffalo detective, Ken Connell. Joining the main character is RJ Sorrentino, a Marine Vietnam Veteran Police sketch artist. Jeff has fashioned this individual after me. He dropped off a copy...