Michael Shankman is active/lives in California, Colorado. Michael Shankman is known for cityscape and streetscene painter.
Biography Michael Shankman
From San Francisco, Michael Shankman paints light-filled city scenes,
especially focused on the glow of approaching sunset. He says:
"As these sources of light intermingle, they elucidate a point of time
and place that I and six billion others call home." He depicts
neon cutting through clouds, light across canyons and glow from
skyscrapers and apartment windows. He loves the various angles
and vantage points of his city and the contrasts between light and
dark, illumination and shade.
Shankman was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, the son of parents
who were professor at the University of Colorado. They saw to it
that their son had a cultural upbringing, and during his fifth grade
year, he h
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