|Joseph DiGiulio is a professional abstract painter and recent cancer survivor from Raleigh, NC. He is the Educational Accounts Manager and Executive Artist for Jerry's Artarama, which is one of the country's leading artist materials retailers. 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 art lessons on line and produced two 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 in the 70's, DiGiulio worked in the textile screen printing industry until the 90's. His screenprinting 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 the new RBC 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.
Joseph 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, and recently the Scholastic Art Awards for 2009 featuring students work from over 69 counties of Eastern North Carolina at Barton College. His work is represented by Art Source as well as Nicole’s Studios and Gallery, both of Raleigh, NC.