Steve T. Durkin, Elkhorn, WI (1952 - 2012) May 29, 1952 - December 10, 2012 Steve T. Durkin; 60, of Cliff’s View Lane, Whitewater, WI, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1952, in Waukegan, IL, the son of the late Edward and Dorothy (Upson) Durkin. On June 21, 1975, he was united in marriage to Catherine R. Gnatzig at Whitewater Lake. Steve was a counselor for over 36 years with Gateway Technical College, retiring in July of 2012. He was a member of Sugar Creek Lutheran Church. The hallmark of his life was his eagerness to help a friend in need. Steve is survived by his wife, Catherine; three children: James Durkin of Whitewater, WI, Cassi (Derrian) Richardson of Fort Sill, OK, and Timothy Durkin of Whitewater, WI; three grandchildren: Destini, Ava and Dean; two brothers: Don (Diane) Durkin of Salem, WI, and Jim (Anne) Durkin of Bristol, WI; one sister-in-law, Barb Durkin of Twin Lakes, WI. He is further survived by several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Steve was preceded in death by an infant daughter; his parents; and two brothers: Mike and Joe. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at SUGAR CREEK LUTHERAN CHURCH, N5690 Cobblestone Road, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Gerald Petersen officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, WI, and at the CHURCH on Monday from 12Noon until time of service. Memorials may be made in Steve’s name to the church. On-line guest book at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Arrangements completed by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY.
I love when people actually ASK for PERMISSION to use my artwork. In this case, it was for a caricature I did a few years ago of the Blues Brothers. A German entertainment company had booked a Blues Brothers tribute act from London and wanted to use my caricature for their posters and website.
I gave them permission with the condition that they credit me and send me a hard copy of the poster. This is how they utilized my artwork for their poster.
This text taken directly from the site, roughly translated from German says:
"Directly from London comes "Blues Brothers - The Concert". Black suits, black sunglasses and black hats - because every fan knows immediately what it is all about. To the well-known hits of the cult "Blues Brothers", where no one can sit still: everybody needs somebody, SOULMAN and sweet home Chicago Jake and Elwood present successfully these turbulent, funky show with the coolest original songs: .
So if you're in Germany, check out the show, and if you see the poster hanging up anywhere, snap a few photos and send them to me. I'd appreciate it!