Elaine McMichael is a visual artist whose primary medium is acrylics, however, her work includes experimentation with mixed media, watercolor, computer graphics, mural painting, and calligraphic lettering. Primarily an artist who delights in capturing the beauty of nature and the wonders of the environment, the gamut of her subject matter ranges from expressing political themes and social issues to communicating through portraiture, exploring whimsy and capturing enchantment in particular places.
Her art evokes places she has been, the connections she makes with people, her recollections of travel and the discovery of new neighborhoods. Elaine majored in fine Arts at Emmanuel College and went on to receive Master of Education and Doctor of Education degrees from the University of Massachusetts. Her lifelong focus has been the visual arts, as an art teacher, an art director and as a college professor. Elaine currently is a full time artist and also works as an Educational Consultant in the Boston area. Elaine’s artwork can be seen in Gallery 302 Bridgton and in Bridgton’s annual Art in the Park.
Elaine is represented by the Cape Cod Art Association in Barnstable, MA www.capecodartassociation.org as well as Melrose Arts www.melrosearts.com/mcmichael. A member of several art associations, her paintings have won awards and have been exhibited throughout New England and the Eastern United States. Her paintings hang in numerous private collections.