1969 “50 Year Salute” Mario Andretti Indy 500 Win Artwork
Artwork from young Canadian artist Abriella Sammy, titled “50 Year Salute”. This work was commissioned by the Hall of Fame Collection to Celebrate Mario Andretti’s 50th Anniversary of his 1969 Indianapolis 500 Win. The composition of the piece is in Abriella preferred media style of acrylic paint on ply which is then covered in resin. This piece has a black/grey marble effect background. Placed on this to form a 3-D effect, is an image of waving victory wreathed Mario Andretti in front of the Borg Warner trophy emulating the famous scene in victors circle following Mario’s famous win.
This is one of two pieces of Abriella Sammy’s artwork that is presently being displayed in the ‘Mario Andretti Icon’ exhibit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.