Mike Wise is active/lives in Washington. Mike Wise is known for landscape, still life, wildlife.
Biography Mike Wise
Artist's Statement and Biography
The focus of my painting is the natural world. My personal focus is that I paint what I see; what I observe first hand. For me, this is the only way to convey my experiences to others. I do not paint from a photograph of a place or a subject I have never seen or personally experienced. I feel the depth and emotion of the subject is not fully realized unless I have personally studied it. My goal is to convey a sense of place in my paintings.
In addition to creating works in the studio, I often paint in plein air and use the pieces created in the field as reference for larger paintings. It is the only way I can truly capture the feeling of place in my work. Painting outdoors i
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