Daryl Urig has painted his entire life. He is a graduate of Columbus College of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He worked as a graphic designer for 15 years designing packages for Procter and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, Nestles and Interactive gaming and education programs for WCET. He perfected his teaching talent as an adjunct Professor with the University of Cincinnati for over 10 years. As its Academic Coordinator he created a 4-year program for the University of Cincinnati. He authored three books on painting, Tips for a Contemporary Painter, Plein Air Painting for Everyone and Painting Knife Explained. He is a contributing writer for Leisure Painter magazine in the UK. His Blog "The Adventures of an American Oil Painter" is read by more than 50,000 viewers annually.
His work has hung in the Columbus Art and Toledo Art Museums. His work hangs in private collections and galleries in the United States and UK. He has won major awards at the Salmagundi Club in New York City and with the Portrait Society of America.
His understanding of painting, design and teaching make him a worthwhile resource for any painter. He teaches workshops across the country promoting healthy painting habits.
He lives part year in Bluffton, SC. His new studio/gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio is called Daryl Urig's Creative Underground. Hosting Workshops, Live Broadcasts on Painting and his Paint Mentoring program and individual paintings. The Studio and Gallery are open to public Thursday 11 till 7 pm and by appointment at 430 Ray Norrish Drive, Cincinnati OH 45246.