David Newman is an American artist documenting innovators in Silicon Valley with fine art portraits painted from life on iPad. Artist-in-Residence for Founder Labs, Startup Weekends in SF & NYC, Google Campout & iOSDevCamp. Painted with CG, including Mac, since the early 80's. As a courtroom artist (UPI), covered famous trials in the 70's. For artist-in-residence programs, sponsorships & commissions: 1-415/336-1849.

Monday, March 31, 2014

DNSF iPad Portraits to be Presented in Dallas April 5, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SILICON VALLEY ARTIST PRESENTS THE ART OF HAND-PAINTED DIGITAL PORTRAITURE IN DALLAS

David Newman's iPad portrait prints now on view at Gables Park 17 by appointment


Dallas, TX - April 2, 2014

San Francisco artist David Newman will present selected works from his iPad Portraits of Innovators in Dallas Saturday April 5th at Gables Park 17's inaugural Intimate Evening of Art. The event, which runs from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., will feature seven artists presenting artwork in varied media.

Newman will present selections of his works from ink to iPad created in the Bay Area Figurative tradition, and will paint new digital portraits from life during the event.

Prints of Newman’s iPad portraits of Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, Karolina Tekiela, Jana Lazárková, and Eric Wolfram, all hand-painted from life, are now on view by appointment.

Newman, who studied at the legendary UC Davis art department and at UC Berkeley, covered historic trials as a courtroom artist in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970’s. In 1982, he painted his first digital portraits from life on the pioneering Via Video System One. In 2006, he began a series of ink-on-paper portraits of Silicon Valley innovators. Since 2010, he has used iPad as his preferred medium to hand-paint more than 150 portraits of innovators from life. Newman has painted entrepreneurs and developers at Google HQ, Le Web and Le Camping in Paris, Microsoft, NASA, PayPal HQ, Stanford University, Twitter HQ, Yahoo HQ, and other high-tech venues.

Newman's iPad Portraits shown at Gables Park 17 can be seen here on Flickr.
Newman's complete set of iPad Portraits can be seen here on Flickr.

Gables Park 17
Gables Park 17 is Uptown's most prestigious high-rise apartment community, and Dallas' newest LEED Silver certified building. The community is located in the epicenter of Dallas chic, at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Akard - one of Dallas' most sought after addresses.

The prints can be seen by appointment at:

Gables Park 17
1700 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75202

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For information and images, contact:

David Newman
email: portraits (at) dnsf (d0t) com
http://twitter.com/dnsf

Saturday, July 13, 2013

David Newman's Solo Show at iOSDevCamp 2013 at Computer History Museum


DAVID NEWMAN’S SOLO SHOW OF IPAD PORTRAIT PRINTS SHOWN AT IOSDEVCAMP AT THE COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM

Mountain View, CA – July 13, 2013- iOSDevCamp, the iOS developer event, is now showing David Newman’s solo show of digital prints of hand-painted iPad Portraits of Innovators.

The show is on view at the Computer History Museum to registered event participants during the Hackathon Saturday and Sunday, and is open to the public Sunday, July 14 from 2 to 6 P.M. during the public demonstration.

Prints in the Exhibition:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dnsf/sets/72157634624105128/

Blogs:
http://iPadPortraits.com
http://Facebook.com/iPadPortraits

Newman, a former courtroom artist who covered historic trials in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970’s, painted his first computer graphics portrait in 1982. In 2006, he began a series of ink-on-paper portraits of Silicon Valley innovators. Since 2010, he has used the iPad as his preferred medium to paint more than 150 portraits of innovators from life.

Newman has painted traditional and digital portraits of entrepreneurs and developers at CNN, Google HQ, Le Web and Le Camping in Paris, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, NASA Ames, PayPal HQ, Stanford University, Twitter HQ, Yahoo HQ, and other high-tech venues.

iOSDevCamp is a not-for-profit developer event for iOS, encouraging development using both the native SDK and web standards. The event format is “unconference” or Barcamp-style, featuring content from the participants themselves. iOSDevCamp 2013 is the eighth not-for-profit iOS developer conference produced by the original iPhoneDevCamp all-volunteer team. What was originally called ‘iPhoneDevCamp’ was rebranded as ‘iOSDevCamp’ in 2010 to match Apple’s new naming convention. This is a combined iPhone and iPad event.

Newman’s solo show is open to the public Sunday, July 14 from 2 to 6 P.M. at:

Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd,
Mountain View, California, 94043


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For information and images, contact:

David Newman
415/336-1849
email: portraits (at) dnsf (d0t) com
http://iPadPortraits.com
http://www.facebook.com/iPadPortraits
http://twitter.com/dnsf

Monday, May 06, 2013











DAVID NEWMAN’S THIRD ANNUAL SOLO SHOW OF PRINTS
NOW SHOWING AT NEW WORK CITY,  HIGH-TECH COWORKING SPACE IN NYC


LIFTOFF: 10 Giclée prints inspired by Newman’s iPad Portraits of Innovators


New York, NY - May 6, 2013- New Work City, the community driven coworking space in Manhattan, is now showing David Newman’s third solo show of digital prints inspired by his hand-painted iPad Portraits of Innovators. The continuous show opens today. The new works, titled Liftoff #1-10, are digital collages inspired by Newman’s series of portraits of innovators painted from life. They combine hand-painted digital portraits, photos, and scanned ink-on-paper works.


Prints in the Exhibition:
http://iPadPortraits.com




Newman, a former courtroom artist who covered historic trials in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970’s, painted his first computer graphics portrait in 1982. In 2006, he began a series of ink-on-paper portraits of Silicon Valley innovators. Since 2010, he has used the iPad as his preferred medium to paint more than 150 portraits of innovators from life. 

Newman has painted traditional and digital portraits of entrepreneurs and developers at Google, Le Web and Le Camping in Paris, Microsoft, NASA, PayPal, Stanford University, Twitter, Yahoo, and other high-tech venues. 


The works are on view at New Work City, on Broadway south of Canal Street, an innovative coworking space and center for independents.




The show is open by appointment at:

New Work City
412 Broadway at Lispenard, Floor 2
New York NY 10013


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For information and images, contact:

David Newman
415/336-1849
email: portraits (at) dnsf (d0t) com

New Work City
212/226-1585
email: info (at) nwc dot co

Liftoff #1, 2013

Liftoff #1, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #1, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #2, 2013

Liftoff #2, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #2, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #3, 2013

Liftoff #3, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #3, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #4, 2013

Liftoff #4, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #4, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #5, 2013

Liftoff #5, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #5, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #6, 2013

Liftoff #6, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #6, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #7, 2013

Liftoff #7, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #7, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.

Liftoff #8, 2013

Liftoff #8, 2013 by DNSF David Newman
Liftoff #8, 2013, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.

Exhibition opened May 6, 2013 at New Work City coworking space in New York City.