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Michael Charron

 (born 1957)
Michael Charron is known for plein air landscape painting.

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Michael Charron


Michael Charron is a plein-air painter and his work represents to him the junction of art and the out-of-doors, the two enduring loves of his life.  He often seeks out remote settings, and eccentrically uses four pet llamas as his pack animals to carry his supplies.  All his small paintings are created on site, and all his large studio paintings are based on sketches done in nature.
 
Interestingly Charron lays down a prayer in the gesso of all his studio paintings before obscuring it with the painting itself.  This underscores his interest in transcendental approaches to painting.  Though Charron does not specifically refer to transcendentalist painters in terms of an influence, his work, like thei  ...  Displaying 750 of 4069 characters.



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About  Michael Charron

Born:  1957
Known for:  plein air landscape painting