Biography

Color has always played a major role in my life.  I love wearing it and surrounding myself with beautiful color to express what I feel and to project what I hope to inspire others to feel.  Color enlivens my paintings.
I grew up with artists in the family so inspiration was all around me.  I took drawing and painting classes as a child at the Worcester Art Museum.  In college I took a lot of art history and a studio drawing class.   I became captivated by the intersection between what I was learning about psychology and what I already loved about painting, when I wrote my thesis on the “Jungian Symbols in Chagall’s Painting”.
Following a career into advertising and then finance, I got busy establishing my own household and family, taking art classes on the side since 1999.
Then I got serious about developing my art making.  Four years ago, I was honored to join the Providence Art Club, as an Exhibiting Artist.  Here I encountered amazing artists and wonderful teachers and I put the development of my painting at the forefront of my being.  I have studied more, drawn more, exhibited more and pursued art with more diligence and passion.​​​​​​​
Upcoming Exhibition
May 9  to May 28, 2021 Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas Street, Providence
Open to public Sundays through Fridays  12:00 pm to 4:00pm 
By appointment (401) 331-1114 ext. 5
Or Michael@providenceartclub.org

Select Exhibitions
2021  R I Watercolor Society Member’ Show
2020  Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Pandemonium Show
2020  Providence Art Club Staff and Classes Show
2020  Providence Art Club Melange Show
2020  Providence Art Club Winter Members’ Show
2020  R I Watercolor Society Juried Show
2020  Providence Art Club Summer Members’ Show
2019  Providence Art Club Fall Members’ Show
2019  R I Watercolor Society Tell-A-Tale Watermedia, Juried Show
2018  Providence Art Club Fall Members’ Show
2018  Providence Art Club Summer Members’ Show
2018  Providence Art Club New Members’ Show
2018  R I Watercolor Society The Brilliance of Color Juried Show
2018  R I Watercolor Society Invitational Show
2018  R I Watercolor Society Light and Shadow Open Juried Show
2018  R I Watercolor Society Small Works Fundraiser
2018  R I Watercolor Society Artist’s Choice Open Juried Show

Memberships
Providence Art  Club  - Exhibiting Artist Member
R I Watercolor Society  - Artist Member
Downtown Neighborhood Association

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