News Item

Artist Joe Petruccio Illustrates a Year in the Life of Elvis

August 28, 2012

Capture a moment of Elvis' life with the new online blog by Artist Joe Petruccio. In honor of the king, Petruccio is revisiting Elvis' life a day at a time in his "My Elvis Journal."

In celebration of the 35th anniversary, the new journal chronicles Elvis' major milestones with drawings and paintings. Petruccio takes memorable moments from each day of Elvis' life and illustrates the events surrounding that day.

Beginning on August 17, illustrations include the day Elvis met the Beatles, his 1971 Lifetime Achievement Award (Bing Cosby Award), and his photo session for LIFE magazine.  

View Joe Petruccio's new online blog "My Elvis Journal" by visiting Also, see more of Joe Petruccio's artwork by visiting