Michael Branca Paint? Paint! (4/2019)
Extended until MAY 31st due to popularity!
Opening Reception: April 12th from 5pm to 7pm
Show Run: April 12th and runs through May 31st
Michael Branca is an artist based in Bath. His media and subject matter range from fantastical oil paintings to plein air landscapes to conceptual assemblages. His work addresses feelings of (dis-)connectedness with nature, and attempts to find beauty, joy and humor in the unexpected and mundane.
Branca holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, a BA from Colby College and studied at Temple University Rome. He has been awarded fellowships at the Skowhegan School, Vermont Studio Center and the Monhegan Artist’s Residency, and received a grant from the Maine Arts Commission. He teaches painting and drawing at Southern Maine Community College and Continuing Education classes at Maine College of Art. His work has shown at Center for Maine Contemporary Art and other venues throughout the Northeast.