Piece description from the artist
The title refers to a gambler who cheats by placing a particularly strong or weak card intended for a given player on the top. This composition pays homage to The Cardsharps by Baroque artist Michelangelo Caravaggio.
David Andrews has been drawing and painting for as long as he's been able to hold a brush, and especially loves expressive line and brushstrokes. He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and holds a B.F.A.from the University of North Texas and Masters in Art Education from T.W.U. He has been an art instructor in Texas public schools for nine years.
David currently lives in Austin, Texas.