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Players from Decatur (Ga.) High School create abstract expressionist art through lacrosse.

Coach and Abstract Expressionist Artist Encourages Players to Create Lacrosse Art

June 28, 2023
USA Lacrosse Magazine Staff
Rudy Vazquez

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Adam Pinsley is always looking for ways to merge his two passions: lacrosse and art.

A community lacrosse coach at Decatur High School in Georgia and nationally recognized abstract expressionist artist, Pinsley asked his players to create an abstract expressionist painting using nothing but their sticks and balls to splatter, drip and sling paint onto a 6-by-6 foot canvas affixed to the front of a goal.

“Think if Jackson Pollock played lacrosse,” Pinsley says.

Now that’s showing your true colors. Go Bulldogs!

All photos by Rudy Vazquez.