Charlie deMar, was exposed to art at a very young age and always enjoyed it, because his mother was a successful textile designer. In his senior year he won a $500 dollar art scholarship contest. He attended Parsons School of Design in N.Y.C., sticking with art is what he enjoyed doing, and being inspired by illustrators Rockwell, Leyendecker, Parrish, etc. Charlie worked very hard at developing his skills. At the age of 21, he was lucky to land a job at Bill Gold Advertising in N.Y.C., creating movie advertising art. Charlie now was in the big leagues, which was scary at times, the competition was unreal. Something about his style was attractive to clients, and he was able to continue to develop and grow as an artist over the next few decades. He has worked on 150 movie campaigns for all the major studios and did a lot of print advertisement assignments for various ad agencies nationwide.
Charlie deMar was a realistic painter, self taught, his unique art is exhibited throughout the United States. Born in New York, now resides in Los Angeles. deMar has worked with various movie industries for over 20 years. deMar paintings and original artwork are recognized for his signature style. Well-known urban landmarks around the world are turned into animated scenes with electric color. The art of Charlie deMar has been featured by the movie industries such as Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, Paramount & Columbia. You may have recognized some of the movie posters done by him, The Green Mile, On Golden Pond, Memories of an Invisible Man, Firefox, Two Jakes, Harlem Nights, Striking Distance, Freddy’s Dead, The New Age, Let It Ride and many more. If ever there was a composer of color, it is Charlie deMar, a brilliant painter. Charlie’s artwork has been in casinos across southern California and art drawings in many sport bars throughout the United States. The artistic style of his success is familiar to a remarkabe broad spectrum of Americans rich and poor, urban and rural, educated and illiterate, young and old alike, and no matter what nationality. Charlie is a composer of original artwork, and is claimed to be a brillant artist with many accolades including “Highly Original Work”, “A True Master At His Craft”, “It’s Truly A Wonderful Investment For Any Original Artwork By Charlie deMar”.