About the Artist
Michele Adyniec knew that she wanted to be an artist at an early age when she first walked into the art supply room in grade school. The door opened a personal path of self expression for her. Ever since then she has been mastering her craft, and exploring various medium, such as: oils, pastels, and charcoal. Her interest in art led her to earn the Frederic Layton Scholarship to attend the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design where, in 1990, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drawing. Today, her artistic passion is realistic portraiture.
“What attracts me to portraiture is that it is so personal,” Michele said. “It means so much to the person who commissioned the work.” “Being able to capture the unique characteristics and personality of each individual I draw is deeply fulfilling to me as an artist. It is gratifying to know that what I have created for a family or loved one will be treasured for years to come. ”
Michele is a highly diversified artist and is forever expanding her subject matter and ideas. She also enjoys drawing with pastels in an “abstract expressionism” technique. She has a gift for using color and can transform everyday objects into vibrant flashes of color with deep expression. She admires the work of well-known artist Georgia O’Keefe, with its enlarged subject matter because her work demands the viewer to stop and admire its beauty.
Michele enjoys working closely with her clients to ensure that she fully understands their vision for the piece of art. Her clients have commissioned her to draw and paint still life’s, portraits, house drawings, and murals. She creates art for her clients that are personable, unique and highly appreciated.