Joseph DiGiulio - is a professional abstract painter and cancer survivor from Raleigh, NC. He is the Educational Accounts Manager and Executive Artist for Jerry’s Artarama. In 2006, Joseph traveled to Sydney, Australia to help develop a range of fine artist acrylic color for Matisse Derivan. Since then he offers free online art lessons and produced eight DVD’s that highlight his teaching skills in abstract painting and product usage. In 2008 he traveled to Southern France, testing out another paint line, Charvin Oil Colour.
Trained in Art Education at East Carolina University, DiGiulio worked in the textile screen printing industry until the early 1990’s. His self owned printing business catered to clients such as Phillip Morris, Pepsi Cola, Adidas and Banana Republic. He is also on the Merchandising Advisory Board for East Carolina University. Joseph holds numerous awards, such as the SAS Institute Purchase Award, and has recent installations at the Raleigh Duke Hospital and PNC Plaza building in downtown Raleigh. His latest pieces are large-scale abstract acrylic paintings that reflect his use of color, line, shape and texture. His art takes on the expression of color and dynamics that capture the success of his cancer recovery and the essence of his travels.
DiGiulio has juried many scholastic art completions in recent years for the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh and was one of the two jurors for the K-12 category for art at the 2008 North Carolina State Fair.