2012 Sturgis Rally Official Painting By Artist Scott Jacobs.

A sneak peak at the annual official Sturgis painting for 2012. For this edition named “The Panhandler” Scott Jacobs envisioned a motorcycle enthusiast so hell bent on making Sturgis that he would do practically anything including panhandling to get there.

However the absolutely beautiful Harley-Davidson Panhead bike in the background makes it a little difficult to feel sorry for the guy! This painting will be on the cover of the 2012 Official Guide.

This year, Scott decided to do something a little bit different. A marked down price at 10% below market with another 10% donated to the G.I. Go Fund (as seen on the season premiere of Secret Millionaire, which will air again tonight Saturday, June 9th on ABC.)

Available in 2 sizes. Reg: 26 x 18, Large: 40 x 28. $535 Special Unframed Price with additional $60 going to G. I. Go Fund. $1,395 Special Unframed Price with additional $155 going to G. I. Go Fund. Sales: call (303) 431-4453. Scott Jacobs Studio.

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17 Responses to “2012 Sturgis Rally Official Painting By Artist Scott Jacobs.”


  1. 1 Brian Eller Jun 9th, 2012 at 9:16 am

    I see the contradiction between panhandling and a very expensive immaculate pahnead. Huh…

  2. 2 burnout Jun 9th, 2012 at 9:57 am

    I have a bike that is really nice but I look WORSE than he does! peace

  3. 3 fuji Jun 9th, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Too clean looking. Bust must mean TaTa’s. He is not going anywhere.

  4. 4 Bill Jun 10th, 2012 at 12:14 am

    That is Rookie from Chubbs Bros; Scott – are you paying him royalties for using his image?

  5. 5 RUB Jun 10th, 2012 at 12:15 am

    a biker with no tattoos ?

  6. 6 Pat Simmons Jun 11th, 2012 at 1:50 am

    As always, Scott comes up with the coolest ideas, and executes them flawlessly. What a fantastic painting from an amazing artist, who’s also a great human being! Thanks for bringing such beauty into our lives!

  7. 7 Ruff Tred Jun 11th, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    He can’t paint tattoos. His right arm is a chicken foot.

  8. 8 golfish Jun 11th, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    that’s my unlce Vic

  9. 9 Blackmax Jun 11th, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Outstanding !!!!

  10. 10 Duke Jun 12th, 2012 at 5:43 am

    High quality painting. Very realistic. The Pan should look less pristine if he rode his bike to the point of being broke without money to finish the trip to Sturgis.

  11. 11 rebel Jun 14th, 2012 at 8:00 am

    sorry it’s a little poseresque for me, no holder of stones could believe that senerio.

  12. 12 CafeSportyTC Jun 14th, 2012 at 11:10 am

    musta lost his wallet on the highway…

  13. 13 Kirkland Jun 15th, 2012 at 12:48 am

    What’s with the hair thing?
    I dunno….. he looks like….. new. Yip, too new and too clean.

  14. 14 roncop Jun 15th, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I think some of you are missing the humor here; this painting is a whimsical spoof and play on words: “PANhandler”. Instead of scrutinizing the painting I think Scott’s objective was to just have fun with the concept. I think its great!

  15. 15 Kirkland Jun 15th, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    We are having fun! 🙂
    It’s art and we are it’s objective viewers with subjective views.

    In early Florence, those guys that painted alla’ time, would re-use a canvas, utilizing the first hardened brush strokes as texture.

    The first thing my eye goes to, in wonderment, is …. bag the hair. “Hair” is hard to draw. Ask Hamster’s Jim Waggeman. 🙂 Sometimes it’s real and your eye doesn’t get hung up on it, and sometimes an artist has a bad hair day.

    We’re all still friends.

  16. 16 Canyon Queen Jun 23rd, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    She’s beautiful, looks just like Patty.

  17. 17 robin Sep 30th, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    There was a painting featured in the Sturgis Guide 2012 of a guy on a bike passing and fist bumping a guy in a hot rod, in the foreground there is a rattle snake on the road, does anyone out there know the name of this painting or artist… I need to find this b4 christmas any help would b greatly appreciated!!! Please help!

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