Michael Siegel Fine Art

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Barcelona Museum Demonstration and Lecture – July 2014

Barcelona Museum Demonstration and Lecture – July 2014

This July I had the great pleasure of demonstrating the portrait at the Museu Europeu d’Art Modern in Barcelona. We had a great turn-out of students, artists, tourists, and passersby, and a wonderful model supplied by the Barcelona Academy of Art.   It was a great joy for me, and quite an experience to demonstrate while lecturing and fielding questions from the audience in my rusty Spanish.  The museum itself is quite beautiful, a palace-like building tucked in the old Gothic Quarter, and housing all contemporary figurative art. José Manuel Infiesta, the director of MEAM, was a gracious host, as was Jordi Díaz Alamà, who runs the Barcelona Academy. The demonstration was filmed by JG Guerra, and here is a short clip....
Winner – Gold Medal for Still-Life

Winner – Gold Medal for Still-Life

I am very grateful and honored to have been awarded the Gold Medal for my Still-Life “Incandescent” by the Artists Guild this January. The guild held an exhibition and competition at the Legacy Gallery in Scottsdale, to go along with their Art Week at the Scottsdale Artists School, and artists from all over the world turned out for the event. My humble thanks go out to the judges David Leffel, Sherrie McGraw, Gregg Kreutz, Jackie Kamin, and Rose...