Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips

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Eclectic Works by Michael Phillips Tell a Universal Story

Michael Phillips’ artwork is truly one of a kind. He creates visually striking paintings that tell a compelling story to an audience of all backgrounds. His unique use of color, texture, and composition brings life to his eclectic works, making them both eye-catching and thought-provoking. Through his artwork, Michael Phillips conveys a universal story that speaks to viewers worldwide.

Michael Phillips is a renowned visual artist who grew up in Southern California and attended The Art Center College of Design, studying under prominent master artists such as Harry Carmean, Lorser Feitelson, Jack Leynwood, and Renaud Brown. He has worked in the advertising world as a Creative Director on major accounts like Taco Bell and Sega Video Games while doing commercial illustration jobs and taking on fine art projects. In 1996, he broke away from the advertising business and dedicated his work exclusively to fine arts. His award-winning pieces can be found in the homes of art collectors all over the country, and he frequently travels to art shows and festivals to showcase his work.

Michael Phillips – Top Featured Artist.

“Don’t Shoot I Might Be Your Spirit Animal” Acrylic Paints On Canvas by Michael Phillips.

Michael Phillips doesn’t restrict himself to painting one subject matter. To him, the idea behind the painting is the most important thing. He draws inspiration from his life experiences, memories, and sometimes even words.

His work conveys the idea that we are all connected by our experiences and can learn from each other. As a result, his paintings resonate with people on a deeper level than just visual beauty. This sentiment is evident in many of his figurative works that tell stories through color and texture. His passion for art and storytelling shows in every piece he creates, making connecting with his work easy.

“Hot Air Happiness” Acrylic Paints On Canvas by Michael Phillips.

Michael Phillips’ work is a reflection of his love for culture and the diversity that exists around the world. His paintings are filled with bold colors, textures, and layers representing different cultures and periods. Through his art, he captures a sense of community, connection, and understanding. Phillips’ stories explore issues of identity, race, and gender, as well as the relationships between all people regardless of their backgrounds or beliefs. He is passionate about illustrating the beauty of humanity and celebrating the individual stories that make up our global society.

Phillips’ work is spiritual, although it is not in a religious way. He believes that his art is an extension of himself and conveys his beliefs, values, and hopes for the world. His paintings often reflect a dream-like quality and evoke a sense of wonderment. He uses figurative elements, bright colors, and complex patterns to capture the beauty of the unknown and invite viewers to explore their innermost thoughts. This spiritual essence makes his work so compelling and universally appealing.

“Unfinished Symphony” Acrylic Paints On Canvas by Michael Phillips.

He creates works that feature a variety of subject matter, including nature, human emotion, and everyday life. Each painting is crafted carefully considering the details, from the colors to the shapes. But beyond this, Phillips adds certain elements often not seen at first glance—elements that reveal themselves upon further study. This allows viewers to find the meanings in his work.

In short, Michael Phillips’ work speaks to a universal audience by telling stories through visuals and evoking emotions in viewers. His paintings tell stories anyone can relate to, no matter their background or experiences. With his work, Phillips has created a language of visuals that speak to people worldwide.

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Written by Viviana Puello

Viviana is a Colombo-American Artist, Curator, Writer and Advocate for the arts. Founder of Vivid Arts Network, Create 4 Peace, Artists For A Green Planet, Author of the book “Just Be Inspired,” and an awardwinning director and producer. Viviana Puello founded ArtTour International Magazine in 2011. Since then, she has served as the CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and the face for ArtTour International Magazine.
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