Denise Howard

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Denise Howard

United States

Denise Howard earned a BA in Art and a BS in Math/Computer Science from Truman State University, and an MS in Computer Science from Ohio State University. She worked for several Silicon Valley companies, was one of the developers of iPhoto at Apple, and earned movie credits on Antz and Shrek at PDI/DreamWorks. Once she committed to pursuing art as a second career in 2010, she quickly earned regional, national and international recognition and awards for her realist colored pencil and graphite work. She is the author of 101 Textures in Colored Pencil from Walter Foster Publishing. She has been featured in Colored Pencil Magazine and COLOR magazine, has work published in several books, and is popular as a workshop presenter.  She is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, the UK Coloured Pencil Society, and the Pencil Art Society, and is the national Communications Director for CPSA.

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