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Michael Canning

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Michael Canning (Born 1971) is active/lives in Ireland.  Michael Canning is known for Plant painting.

After studying at the Limerick School of Art and Design, Michael Canning studied in Greece at the School of Fine Arts in Athens from 1992 to 1993, and in 1999 he received his Masters Degree in Fine Art from the National College of Art & Design in Dublin. 

Michael Canning's paintings of hedgerow plants confront certain traditions of northern European painting.  Neither landscapes, nor still lifes, they convey an atmospheric quality laden with spiritual undertones.  Heavy mists shroud the rolling hills of the Irish landscape which part only for the wild plants.  The plants are rendered directly from observation.  Each painting is built up in layers, using oil paint and wax.  They sometimes include the very substance which the painting depicts; ground earth and ash. 

Michael finds the plants on daily walks near his home in County Limerick.  The names of the plants are not important to him, many are known s   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 1955 characters.]  Artist bio

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