The Wine Cellar on Main features the artwork of established and emerging local artists which are available for purchase. Featured artists will rotate on a six week basis. Please join us to view the best of our diverse artistic community. Like us on facebook for new artist information, pictures, artist reception dates, as well as specials, music line-ups, and upcoming events! For more information about hanging your art at The Wine Cellar on Main, please email email@example.com with your information and attach a photo that exemplifies your work.
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The magic of being alive is a big influence on Darnel’s work. She creates whimsical and idealized fairy tale worlds, full of characters who share their wisdoms and raw emotions. When Darnel was young she was inspired by monsters and creatures of all kinds. She spent most of her time escaping real life at her drafting table, creating worlds filled with monsters and aliens. After many years of art schools and a degree in animation, she continues to channel these characters.
Now matured, some of them are on a mission and some are here just to make people smile. She finds the balance between light and dark in her work. Her use of negative space is a reflection of lessons learned in meditation--the idea of simply just being. Empty space for Darnel is a symbol of calmness and endless possibilities. Darnel was born and raised in Northport and moved to San Francisco in 1997. Her greatest muse is her daughter Miss. Zoey Luciana. Zoey’s wild imagination contains the seeds of her inspiration.