Known for his impeccable detail, Tim Cortes has dedicated his career to the pursuit of celebrating the life and times of many of the world's most famous athletes and the sporting events in which they play. One of the nation's premier photo-realism artists, Cortes uses colored pencils as his preferred medium. Literally thousands of his collectible lithographs have been sold throughout North America and his clients are a venerable who's-who of American Sports. From Shaquille O'Neal to Mark McGuire, from Wayne Gretzky to Troy Aikman, Cortes has been commissioned to create countless commemorative works of art over the past decade. His paintings have also been featured in numerous venues around the world.