Piece description from the artist
This is a fantasy based on the earliest days of Panama's famous canal. The gunboat is loosely based on an actual vessel.
Steve FrenkeI was born and raised in Detroit, earning a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His business career was spent in fine paper, printing and graphic design and advertising. The settings of Steve’s artwork take place in an imaginary world inspired by memories, daydreams and his curiosity about the world around us. Steve has created almost five hundred unique paintings, drawings and watercolors since 1991. Photography has also been a lifelong passion. His camera work, over five decades, exceeds ten thousand images.