How Artists Create Breathtaking Firefighter Artwork
When you have a loved one who is a firefighter or a cop, you know more than most how they are always putting their lives on the line for their communities. Their chosen line of work means they see and endure things most people don’t have to see and endure. That is why we have so many pieces of firefighter artwork for sale so you can shop all artwork in our store to honor the firefighter in your life. When an artist creates a work of art that honors firefighters, they generally have an emotional connection to firefighting. In this post we want to talk about the artist’s process so you have insight into the art you might purchase.
Firefighter Artwork and the Artist’s Process
Our online shop is a place where you can find all kinds of gifts for firefighters, including works of art. One of our favorite artists we feature is Jodi Monroe. Monroe is a fire wife and an artist who is passionate about creating artwork for firemen and women and their families to enjoy. She has many family members involved in firefighting in a variety of ways, so she is immersed in the culture and loves to give back to those affected. Her pieces reflect the sacrifice, danger, emotion, and reality of being a firefighter.
Monroe has been creating art for 20 years but explains that over the past 10 years she has really channeled her passion for art towards creating art about firefighting. Her artwork has even been featured on the NBC show “Chicago Fire.” When you choose to buy a piece of her firefighter art from our store, we are happy to personalize it with your firefighter’s name or a message for a small fee.
Another incredible artist we are proud to feature is Dennis Franzen. Franzen is a career artist who has worked with significant businesses all over the country for the last few decades. He works in commercial illustration, digital painting, woodburning, sculpting, and more.
His piece “America’s Hero,” which we sell here in our store, was inspired by the firefighters that gave their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11th. This moving piece, available here with and without a child in the firefighter’s arms, is also seen in several episodes of the NBC show “Chicago Fire.”
Greg and Tim Hildebrandt
Dennis Franzen isn’t the only artist who was inspired to pay homage to firefighters after 9/11. We feature a poster created by Greg and Tim Hildebrandt on our site as well, with the Twin Towers visible behind a firefighter raising an American flag. For the Brothers Hildebrandt, art has been a successful career. They’ve worked for Lucas Films, Marvel, and illustrated thousands of textbooks, children’s books, calendars and more.
While they’ve created artwork in many genres, after 9/11 they were moved to create a series of prints honoring the hard work firefighters do day in and day out. And in this case, many gave the ultimate sacrifice. The brothers used their talent to create these paintings to benefit firefighters and EMS workers.
Gifts That Honor
While these are a few of the prominent artists we feature in our store, there are other pieces of art and artists represented that capture the same sentiments. It really speaks to the value of firefighters that successful and prolific artists take time away from their other projects to create pieces that honor firefighters and the work they do.
If you have a firefighter in your life that you would like to buy a piece of firefighter artwork for, we have a wide selection to choose from. We have prints, sculptures, posters, and figurines at a variety of price points so you can find a gift within your budget. And as we mentioned, some of the gifts are even customizable like many of the Jodi Monroe prints. You can show your support to these incredible artists and honor firefighters by shopping here for firefighter artwork.