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They're drawn to Obama

January 16, 2009 |  7:08 am

Barack Obama

There's something about Barack Obama that inspires artists. The president-elect most famously has shown up on Shepard Fairey's iconic street poster, which is on its way to the National Portrait Gallery. But he's also been represented by global artists, cupcake makers, sand castle builders and a person handy with an Etch-A-Sketch. Click here for those and many more, in a photo gallery compiled by Deborah Netburn.

--Sherry Stern

Credit: Ellen Dallager/Ohio Art Co.