Stella Jones Gallery

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Charly Palmer

b. 1960

CHARLY PALMER has exhibited at STELLA JONES GALLERY for over fifteen years and has illustrated nearly a dozen children’s books. Palmer’s career has skyrocketed in the last five years after creating the album cover for John Legend’s most recent album and gracing the cover of Time Magazine’s “America Must Change” issue on race, amidst the uprising after the death of George Floyd. The artist was recently chosen to design the cover of NBA 2K22, the forthcoming 75th anniversary edition of the popular NBA 2K videogame series, designed two Olympic posters and painted portraits for the Green Bay Packers football stadium.

Palmer’s work can be found in private and public collections, including Atlanta Life Insurance, McDonald’s CorporationMiller Brewing CompanyCoca Cola Company and Vanderbilt University One of Palmers paintings was auctioned in 2015 as part of “THE ART COLLECTION OF MAYA ANGELOU” by Swann Auction Galleries.

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