“Michele Byrne paints impressionistic oil paintings with a combination brush and knife. “I am drawn to painting the human figure in its environment, capturing body language and movement within the scene.”
During the past few years, Michele has painted in Tuscany, Cuba, New York City, Santa Fe and various plein air events across the country. She has won numerous awards for her work, most recently The President’s Choice Award in the American Impressionist Society’s 2018 Annual Exhibit.
Liliedahl Productions has released three instructional videos of Michele’s work, the latest, (2019) is titled “PALETTE KNIFE CITY SCAPES with Michele Byrne”.
Michele is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and a nominated member of the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters. Other memberships include the Oil Painters of America, Salmagundi Club and Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association.