Art for Jobs 2016 Artist: DARLENE NEWMAN

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Artist Darlene Newman at work on her Artist Wall for Art for Jobs 2016. Darlene’s mural will be accompanied by smaller, individual pieces for sale.

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Whump, Whump, Whump! Available on Darlene’s site.

ALL OF DARLENE’S WORK FOR ART FOR JOBS 2016 CAN BE SEEN IN THE ONLINE CATALOG.

One of Art for Jobs 2016 artists, Darlene Newman will create an Artist’s Wall and offer individual pieces for sale. Through lively, stylized human forms and bright, expressive colors, her work contains a mixture of humor and positive images, bringing them to life.

Darlene’s work is currently hanging in homes and businesses from California to New York in the U.S. and in Singapore. Her work has recently hung in formal and unconventional galleries in New Orleans and Oklahoma. She has shown at the TN Art Commission’s gallery and has worked on a few community revitalization and public art projects in Memphis. Learn more about her work on her site

No Ma'am from the Church Women in Hats series.

No Ma’am from the Church Women in Hats series.

This artist holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and the Arts from Dillard University and an MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has illustrated for the Wall Street Journal and other magazines. She has also illustrated two children’s books and has been commissioned for murals in homes and businesses across the tri-state area. She has been listed as one of today’s hottest artists by Visions Fine Art Magazine, a U.S. and Canadian publication. She believes that THE Creator has given her purpose as A creator and strives to fulfill her purpose every day.