Darlene graduated from Kendall School of Design in Grand Rapids, MI where she majored in interior design. During her career Darlene received numerous awards for her creativity. Over the past twenty years Darlene has continued to study art in Italy, Australia and the Western United States. After 20 plus years as an interior designer Darlene is now following her dream and heart to create personal art. Darlene’s love of nature comes out in her creations that focus around flowers, animals and scenery.
Working from photographs Darlene has been commissioned by clients to produce a truly personalized art piece. Darlene has had juried art pieces in many exhibits and art shows. In places like Holland, Pentwater, Saugatuck, Elk Rapids, Northville, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) Grand Rapids.