Michelle Dunaway

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Michelle Dunaway

United States

 Michelle Dunaway is an Internationally known American Artist whose paintings are revered for their bold brushwork yet sensitive portrayal of emotions that capture the human experience. Dunaway's paintings have been exhibited in Paris, New York, and Los Angeles. Her artwork has been featured in numerous publications including International Artist, Fine Art Connoisseur, American Artist, Southwest Art, Art of The West, and American Art Collector along with inclusion in several art books. Dunaway's work has received top awards and honors in the Portrait Society of America's international Portrait Competition in 2010, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. She has been an ARC finalist and was invited to be the featured artist at the California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition. Dunaway receives invitations to give painting demonstrations, lecture, and teach internationally and these events attract artists who travel from around the globe to study with her. Dunaway's paintings are highly sought after by distinguished collectors and displayed in prominant collections worldwide. Those collectors say that her paintings capture much more than a likeness, that her work embodies a timeless quality and illuminates the essence of the individual. www.dunawayfineart.com

"To me, the extraordinary resides in the everyday moments in life. The moments where we stop, pay attention, and feel gratitude. All of us experience such moments and they transform us for the better. These instances of human life, personal reflection, and inspiration are what I love to capture in paint. Painting is my way of saying Amen visually, of saying I am in agreement with the beauty and mysetery of this world." ~ Michelle Dunaway

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