I'm pursuing painting thinking about 'painterly', and what that may mean. It appears to pivot on showing difference, and rather than being reductive, one's experience and understanding proliferates. It's this kind of generous specificity.
- Michael Howard
Michael Howard paints and lives on Whidbey Island, Washington. He has been engaged in the Seattle arts community for several years through exhibiting his artwork, being involved in exhibition panel discussions, curatorial projects, and teaching. He exhibited with the former Francine Seders Gallery, and Prographica/KDR in Seattle, as well as other national museums and galleries. He strongly believes in connecting and expanding the arts community in northwest Washington.
Howard earned a BFA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and completed his graduate degree in painting at the University of Cincinnati. He has had solo exhibitions at Inova; the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design; the Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle; the Association for Visual Artists, Chattanooga; Pierce College, Lakewood, Washington; and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Recently his work was included in exhibitions at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and the Haggerty Museum of Art, and a solo exhibition at Prographica/KDR gallery in Seattle, WA.