Common Balance: Still Life Paintings by Mike McDonnell

Pan Handle, Mike McDonnell, Water Color

In the early 1980’s, Michigan-based artist Mike McDonnell became enamored with still life arrangements of common household objects. He began by drawing each object individually, then patiently applied multiple glazes of watercolor paint to achieve rich color and the illusion of realism. This selection of work, from 1982-2009, illustrates how McDonnell strived to idealize common objects in balanced and unique groupings.

May 12 - September 22, 2017

Free and open to the public.

Blue Wall Gallery
Richard M. DeVos Center, Building B
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

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