Darlene Hartung

Meet Award-Winning
Artist Darlene Hartung

Born and raised on a farm in Bruce County Darlene now lives in the village of Cheltenham. She loves the country trails and rivers, and enjoys the convenience of being near Toronto.

Darlene's style is hyperrealism and she uses her pencils to bring the most detail possible out of an image. "I'm fortunate to have turned a life-long hobby into an award-winning career."

In The News


Awards & Competitions

The Artbox Project: an international juried competition held in Zurich, Switzerland. The artwork will be displayed at the SwissArtExpo 2021 from August 25 - 29, 2021.

Title: The Homestead from An Artist For Hire

People's Choice award for "The Book Ring" at the 2020 Overzealous Fine Art Exhibition "Re-Imagined", held at the Art Space Connect Gallery in Toronto, Canada from September 28 to October 18, 2020.

Title: The Book Ring from An Artist For Hire

Permanent Displays

GFL Environmental Offices in Toronto, Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Homewood Hospital in Guelph, Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Sunlife Head Office in Waterloo.

Photos of artwork on permanent displays from An Artist For Hire

Being an Artist is Not What
Darlene Does … it's Who She Is

Video by Good Eye Media Inc.

"A journey backwards, and a look forward. I am so beyond thrilled with how this video came together. A big 'thanks' to Good Eye Media for helping me to share my story in an authentic way."