Michael J. Hanlon - Sarasota Oil Painter

Date and place of birth: August 21st 1944, Dubuque, Iowa

 

Art Education:

1971-73 Tampa, FL

  • Studied with the late Christopher Clark
  • Portraits - Anatomy - Art History

1974 Provincetown, MA

  • The Cape School of Art
  • Henry Hensche - Director

1975-1976 Tampa, FL

  • Hillsborough Comm. College
  • Drawing - Painting - Lithography
  • Awarded Meritorious Scholarship
  • Steve Holm - Instructor

Member of Tampa Regional Artists

 

Recent Exhibit:

  • Gallery 120 June & July 2017
  • "Literary Heroes" Larger Than Life Oil Portraits
  • Largo Public Library, Largo, FL
  • Kotler Art Gallery March & April 2016
  • "Literary Heroes" Larger Than Life Oil Portraits
  • John F. Germany Public Library, Tampa, FL
  • Kotler Art Gallery Jan & Feb 2015
  • "Literary Heroes" Larger Than Life Oil Portraits
  • John F. Germany Public Library, Tampa, FL
  • Charles J. Fendig Library April-June 2014
  • "Literary Heroes" Larger Than Life Oil Portraits
  • Show extended one month because of positive response.

 

Artists Statement:

"I have 40 years experience as a representational oil painter and it's still fascinating the way light reveals and defines form.  The portraits I'm doing of writers that I admire, is a labor of love".