DL Warfield

St. Louis native and Atlanta-based artist D.L. Warfield is a veteran artist and true visionary who for decades has existed at the cutting edge of creativity and innovation. Warfield began his creative career as a clothing designer and product developer in the fashion industry. Coinciding with his love for music, Warfield joined LaFace Records working with L.A. Reid as the Creative Director. There Warfield oversaw branding. album artwork, and design for projects for artists like Usher, Outkast, Pink, TLC, T.I., and Michael Jackson. He was also an artist for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. painting the image that would become the album cover for the game's official album, Rhythm of Games. Operating his own successful creative agency, Goldfinger C.S., Warfield has developed creative works and design concepts for Nike, Heineken, Sony Latin Entertainment, Dreamworks Records, HBO, Coca-Cola, Adidas, General Motors, and City of Atlanta's Film and Entertainment office to name a few. His fine art, consisting of pastels, oil and charcoal-based illustrations has been covered by national media ranging from Playboy Magazine to Black Enterprise. His works have been featured at national landmarks, his "AmericanFlagRemixes", and paint/mixed media creations displaying his take on mashed-up intersections of pop culture icons, social issues, music, entertainment, and lifestyle. D.L. worked with the Trap Music Museum at its inception as a co-curator and featured artist (check out these pieces of work, "We Did It For Trap" collage and "Black Flag" AmericanFlagRemix). In 2016, he launched Art Because(trademarked), A nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire children to learn and fine-tune their passions through art and creativity. Today, Warfield splits his time between creative direction projects and returning to his roots as a fine artist.