Art Auction 2018 | Michael Situ


Michael Situ

Morning in Crystal Cove
Oil on canvas panel, 2017
12 x 16 inches
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $2,000
Starting bid: $1,000

Michael Situ developed a deep appreciation for nature and a passion for art while attending Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art in his native China. He arrived in this country in 1989 and now lives in Southern California. Situ has become a nationally recognized, award-winning artist, exhibiting at plein-air events across the country. His honors include the First Place Award at the Carmel Art Festival in 2012, Best of Painting at the La Quinta Art Festival in 2011, and the People’s Choice Award at the San Luis Obispo Plein Air Festival in 2010. His paintings have been featured in International Artist magazine, Southwest Art, Art of the West, and American Art Collector.

Selected collections

Joan Irvine Smith
Kaiping Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

Selected exhibitions

CAC 106th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, 2017
Then and Now: 100 Years of Plein Air Painting, Irvine Museum, 2014
Gold Coast: Paintings of Southern California, Oceanside Museum of Art, 2011

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