About the Artist
Caren-Marie Michels work explores the urban, industrial and pastoral images of Maine and documents the ever-changing landscape in paint.
She studied painting with Esther Barney in Portland, Maine for six years and then received her B.F.A. in painting from Portland School of Art in 1978 (now Maine College of Art).
In 2000, Michel returned to painting and exhibiting after spending twenty two years raising her two daughters and achieving a career in banking. Michel has exhibited in juried and group shows in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maine, New Hampshire, Washington, Colorado and the Salmagundi Club in New York City. She has exhibited in Maine at: the Jameson Gallery, Turner Center for the Arts, Atrium Gallery at USM-LA, Chocolate Church, Maine Art Gallery, Rivertree Center for the Arts, Bowdoin College, and the College of the Atlantic.
Her work appeared the February 2006 issue of American Art Collector feature on Leading Ladies and the University of Southern Maine''s 2004 and 2002 literary and arts publications Words and Images.
Preferred Audiences: College, Adult
Disciplines: Visual Arts, Painting, Crafts
Michel, Caren Marie149 Mechanic Street
Westbrook ME 04092-2730