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Michael Bryan

Michael Bryan

Michael Bryan is one of the most sought after artists to emerge on the West Coast in the past decade. Bryan is completely original. Action and movement are the resonant characteristics conveyed by Michael Bryan's diverse styles and subjects. Using a unique combination of painting techniques and perspectives, he captures the force and grace of sports, the soulful cadence of jazz musicians, and the vigor of crowds at play.

Bryan is an original and creative painter. Though a diversity of styles, he examines the power and energy in manís relationship with nature. Liberal use of rich colors and a variety of pictorial spaces are reinforced by unusual angles and overhead perspectives.

A resident of Southern California, Bryanís paintings radiate the quintessential spirit of the region. His portrayals of cyclists, boaters, runners, polo players, prize fighters, and horse racers evoke the romantic mystique attached to athletic prowess and sporting events.

In seeking to capture a contemporary spirit, Bryanís styles are constantly evolving. Although his viewpoint is essentially American, his incisive portrayals achieve universality.

 Through Mr. Bryanís unique technical experience, his hands on approach can be seen in all his limited editions. Bryan received his education at Southern Illinois University and The Chicago Art Institute. He has had numerous one-man shows throughout the country. His works have been reproduced in a variety of publications, and are in many prominent private collections. He is in the collections of major corporations throughout the country.


Art One Gallery
 1331 3rd Street Promenade
 Santa Monica, CA 90401
 310 576 1000