An art teacher for 18+ years Darryl J. Mallanda attained a bachelor’s of art in art education from Alfred University, a master’s degree in special education from Mansfield University, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in educational leadership from SUNY Cortland.
Having always loved sports and art, Darryl combined his passions to create works of art that act as conversation pieces, heirlooms, and gifts that people can treasure with lasting impact. Two years ago Darryl began creating commissioned works. Since that time, his business has grown to become www.SportsandPortraitArt.com. He has created custom works for the Charlotte Hounds MLL Team and been featured on ESPN. Darryl’s work is featured in businesses around the Concord/Charlotte area and continues to be requested for private collections and commissions.