This poster was created by the American watercolor artist, John Gallucci (1918 – 2009) in 1979 and was commissioned by the Winter Olympic Organizing Committee. It promoted and commemorated the various winter sports events held in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics. These were the Olympics when the underdog American Hockey Team won the Olympic Gold Medal in the famed "Miracle on Ice" game.
John Gallucci attended Syracuse University and later New York University with studies in Fine Art. He was a recognized watercolorist and a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society 1953. He was an educator in the Lake Placid area for most of his career and was chosen to represent his home with a group of 1980 Winter Olympic Posters.
This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is printed on heavyweight paper and is in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.