Newman, who began artistic studies
and painting in 1958, when his late great grand aunt Petsy (Annette Lesser of NYC) came, on her quadri-annual visits to York.
Petsy had made her living painting metal trays and shower curtains for B Altman in NYC during the Great depression.
While at college when challenged with a "oh you want to be a starving artist" Newman's reply was "I
don't do starving well." and went into a life of commerce. His business career included various artistic endeavors including: • Creative director and Vice President for Visual Merchandising, for a women’s specialty retail apparel chain.
• Designer, women’s apparel, leather coats, sportswear and apparel • Furrier • Corsetiere
In 1985, Newman changed media and began working in land as a developer of shopping centers and other projects,
and retiring from the prospering real estate business to pursue painting full time in 2001.
serves as a mentor to many new, young and aspiring artists in the Atlanta community.
Two and three dimension artist
working primarly in Oil on canvas.
The artist's Studio is located: 4003 Tilly Mill Road Doraville, Ga.
30350 USA tel 678.860.3434 firstname.lastname@example.org