Charlie deMar has an extensive body of realistic art (similar to photorealism or hyperrealism), with subject matter that ranges from fruits that look good enough to eat to the coolest cars of the 1950s. He has been interviewed for artla Magazine and his work has been shown at The JNA Gallery in Santa Monica, CA
Artist Charlie deMar was born in 1959 in New York. His mother, a successful textile designer, exposed him to the world of art while he was young. He started his career early, winning an art scholarship his senior year of Greenwich High School, and he then attended Parsons School of Design in NYC. In college, deMar found inspiration in illustrators like Norman Rockwell, J. C. Leyendeck, Maxfield Parrish, Bob Peak, and others which contributed to his development of his own work and style.
At the age of 21, deMar landed a job at Bill Gold Advertising in NYC (Bob Peak famously worked there with Bill Gold previously as well), creating movie advertising art. He was surrounded by talented artists and the competition was fierce. deMar worked for two decades as an illustrator for movie advertising, and movie poster campaigns, having been a part of the creative team on more than 150 movie campaigns, including posters and print and media (including The Green Mile, Two Jakes, Dennis the Menace and On Golden Pond). When the medium transitioned towards digital artwork, He began intuitively creating an expansive body of fine art. deMar’s signature style is vibrant and quickly apparent once you’ve seen his work. The originals available a wide range of subjects, including food to cars, portraits to flowers.
Art magazines and critics have written about Charlie deMar:
A true master at his craft
Truly a wonderful investment