Michael Chearney

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The 36 -an exploration of energetic transmission, 2016 Acrylic On Multiple Canvases 36 X 36 Inches © 2016 Chearney
She captured their hearts and held them close - a portrait of Joan Quinn, 2015 Acrylic On Canvas © 2015 Chearney
An infinite joy embraced them - a double portrait of engagement, 2015 Acrylic On Canvas 24 X 24 Inches © Chearney 2015
The Last Supper - a transmission of conceptual information, August, 2015 Acrylic On Canvas 63 X 92 Inches © Michael Chearney 2015
The Last Supper - Detail 1, 2015 Acrylic On Canvas © Michael Chearney 2015
She rose to the occasion and her dreams followed - archetypal Cinderella portrait, 2015 Acrylic On Multiple Canvases 36 X 36 Inches © Chearney 2015
The Four Seasons_Winter into Spring into Summer into Fall, 2016 Acrylic On Canvas 144 X 60 Inches © Michael Chearney 2016
He opened the door and found peace - a portrait of presence, 2016 Acrylic On Canvas 36 X 36 Inches © Michael Chearney 2016
I feel myself transported, 2014 Acrylic On Plaster Cast Of Artist 94 X 42 X 26 Inches © 2016 Chearney
In search of the miraculous, 2016 Acrylic, Sand, And Rose Petals On Canvas 88 X 66 Inches (On 19 Canvases Varying Depth And Dimension) © Chearney 2016
A Window Between Worlds - 36 canvases painted as 1, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas 38 X 38 Inches © Chearney 2017
A Window Between Worlds - 36 canvases painted as 1, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas 38 X 38 Inches © Chearney 2017
a window of breakthroughs, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas 6 X 6 © Chearney 2017
A window of faith, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas 6 X 6 © Chearney 2017
She took the path less taken - a portrait of Stephanie Barron, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas With Anarchitecture Of Embedded Roses And Rose Petals 36 X 36 Inches © Chearney 2017
The Emerald Geisha, 2017 Acrylic On Canvas 36 X 60 Inches © Chearney 2018
Quick Facts
Art is a living thing.


  • For me, art is a living thing.  My process involves great physicality, a full engagement of mind, body, and soul.  The paint flies, drips, swirls, is cajoled Into its existence, its being.  I have heard my pieces described as action feng shui.  I feel the energy channel through me on to the canvas and beyond.  There is no separation between the studio, the canvas, and my body.  Once finished, the energy held in each painting continues to vibrate with the passion of the moment in which it was created.  With their intricate patterns and textures, and overall impressionistic  overtones, the canvases suggest for me both a micro  and macrocosmic view.  Each piece vibrates with its own frequency of color and its own unique non-verbal field of communication.  At the same time, as a body of work, I believe these paintings speak or “sing” as one, a meditation on interconnection and harmony. 

My new work (2015) expands on this exploration of energy transmission with multi-dimensional groupings of canvaseslarge scale painting,  portraits and sculpture.  2015 exhibitons include "BLING: Art the Shines" and "REIMAGINED" at the Cornell Museum of Art and the upcoming RED DOT Miami in December.  2016 begins with my third solo exhibiton at the George Billis Gallery LA.  

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