Champion of Inter Miami CF’s Third Annual Battle of the Artists presented by Heineken Announced


Inter Miami CF is excited to announce Ricardo Sanabria as the winner of the Club’s third annual Battle of the Artists presented by Heineken. While all art pieces were outstanding, Sanabria (IG: @sanabriart) was voted by fans as the champion after competing against five other local artists in an hour-long showdown to create the best Inter Miami inspired art piece at the Wyn 317 Art Gallery located in the Miami Design District on Saturday, Dec. 2.


Attendees were treated to a variety of activations at the event, including having the opportunity to meet First Team players Drake Callender and Chris McVey.

Third Annual Battle of the Artists presented by Heineken

Winning artist Sanabria earned the the opportunity to transfer his art work to a Mural in Miami (location TBC) and an exclusive VIP experience for the 2024 season, this includes pre-game warmups, post-match photo on the pitch and GA tickets for one (1) selected MLS match (pending availability) for artist and (1) guest.

Sanabria, born in Venezuela, is an illustrator with more than 20 years of experience. He arrived in Miami eight years ago from Caracas, Venezuela and from that moment he fell in love with the city. His style encompasses different forms and techniques. From creating comics, political cartoons; to conventional ink or acrylic portraits. Using conventional techniques as well as digital art.  

He has illustrated for advertising agencies, publishers, children's stories, different press media, and personal projects. He has participated in different art fairs such as "Spectrum", "Red Dot" and "Art Expo Miami", during the Art Basel's week as well as "Art Expo New York" and "Art Expo Las Vegas". Currently his work is focused on portraying the different sports and pop culture personalities that have influenced his life and a series of digital paintings intervened with oils and acrylics focused on criticism of the different powers of society.