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Postcard Salon

What: A Postcard Salon is an exhibition where all artworks are the size of a postcard, 4 x 6 inches. Also, all artworks are for sale for only $30. Where: The Muskegon Museum of Art When: Exhibition runs from March 30 – April 21, 2023 | Reception is Thursday, April 20 | 5:30 PM (Sale […]

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This is a very short painting progression animation of my painting Perspectiva, 48 x 36 x 1.5″, acrylic on canvas, © Steve Miller 2022

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This is Tony. He’s the hardworking small business owner of Sunnyside Landscaping. He recently did a large paving job for our family. Excellent work by the way. Our new and old patios look great. Anyway, one day I was showing Tony around my studio and he saw this painting of the Royal Oak water tower. […]

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Hatchback 16

See Cool Down in person – Hatch Art Gallery.

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Mental Fix

Here’s an animated .gif file of the different stages in the making of my new painting titled, Mental Fix. It was inspired by a strange happening under the viaduct on Normandy Rd next to Delemere Blvd. in Royal Oak. Mental Fix, 16 x 20, acrylic on wood panel, started 4/2/19, completed 4/13/19, © Steve Miller […]

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Ben Jamin | painting progress animation

This repeating animated gif file shows the development of my latest painting titled, Ben Jamin. The realistic landscape depicts the Benjamin Avenue Viaduct in Royal Oak, Michigan toward the end of winter. There are several dilapidated 1930’s viaducts in Royal Oak. They are a point of contention with the residents of the city for various […]

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En Plein Air – Lake Michigan

Last week, I made a painting while visiting Douglas Beach on Lake Michigan with my family and friends. I had a blast working en plein air, under shade, while everyone else played in the sand and water. Studying the changing light and reflecting surfaces of the water was mesmerizing, but I had to work quickly […]

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Rocky Climb

It’s hot, humid, very bright. Keep moving. Almost to the top. There’s an offshoot with shade. If only these damn horseflies would leave me alone. This is one narrative I consider when thinking about my latest acrylic landscape painting titled, “Rocky Climb.” Rocky Climb, like a lot of my paintings, is not based on a […]

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Trail Painting Progress Gif

Just finished this big trail painting today. I took several pictures, so I could make this little animated gif and look back at the work in progress. Trail Dreams, 60 x 40, acrylic on canvas, © Steve Miller 2017 This painting was inspired by mountain biking in SE Michigan, but is not an actual place. […]

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Painting The Trails

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Grosse Pointe Peepers!

THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON! Come to the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. The 79th GPAA Members Show. 2-4pm. I’m lucky to have two pieces in this show. Thank you GPAA.

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Unexpected Expedition

60″ x 40″, acrylic on canvas, 2/10/2017 Here’s my latest mental landscape.