ACME PACKERS SPORTS PAINTING GREEN BAY PACKERS ART
About the Acme Packers Art
The painting of an Acme Packer (later to become the Green Bay Packers) was created by sports artist John Robertson for the remodel of the suites area of Lambeau Field, the football stadium for the Green Bay Packers. The new remodel of the suites and club level using art was installed in Green Bay. The rest of my artwork (eight pieces) is displayed on the suite and club levels of Lambeau Field, which means it is not available to other fans on a regular basis.
July, 2017. The painting is approximately 4 feet by 7 feet, acrylic on stretched canvas. Although the Acme Packers never played a game in the snow it seemed appropriate to the player in the snow because of the well known winters of
About the Acme Packer football team
The Acme Packers was one of the Packers name before they became the Green Bay Packers. In 1919 and 1920 there was a packing company where Curly Lambeau was working named Indian Packing. Curly was a player and coach and first coach of the, soon to become, Green Bay Packers professional football team. The Indian Packing company was bought out by a Chicago packing company called Acme Packing and the two companies became one. The Indian Packers had the football team and Acme changed the name to the Acme Packers. As the team was not actually owned by Acme Packing but by a couple of the executives of the packing company. Through a variety of financial changes the team was eventually (in a couple of years) named the Green Bay Packers and became part of the NFL. Curly Lambeau was the head coach of the Packers from 1920 to 1949.
Original sports paintings are available from my studio or on commission.