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Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson

Before I became a painter I spent 15 years honing my skills in the field of illustration. Doing editorial work for various publications. I began to transition to fine art in 2003. At that time I rented studio space to a great painter named C.W. Mundy. It was a great learning experience to have someone of his caliber right down the hall. I learned quite a bit which leads me to where I am today. My paintings are urban scenes taken from here in Chicago. I also use my art skills in the classroom as well. I use it as a visual aid for teaching students in special education for the Chicago Public Schools.

Education - BFA Savannah College of art and Design 1991

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