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Michele Byrne is a contemporary impressionist painter known for her dynamic palette knife paintings full of life, color and movement.

Her paintings depict the art of conversation and each piece tells a unique figurative story with brush and knife.

Michele travels extensively, painting plein air in various locations across the United States and abroad. Michele was a Faculty Demonstrator for the Annual Plein Air Convention in 2019.  She is a nominated member of the Salmagundi Club in NYC, Oil Painters of America and a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society.  She has three instructional videos with Liliedahl Productions and a YouTube Channel where she discusses her art practice.

An important part of Michele’s travel itinerary includes teaching workshops with the primary focus of painting with a palette knife and adding figures with a strong composition that tells a story.

Michele has recently moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico and looks forward to painting with a new sense of light and landscape.