Happy 2019 everyone. In case you happen to be in downtown Chicago, I invite you to check out my painting, as well as a selection of artists from The Elephant Room Gallery, at the Blackstone Hotel. The painting will be on display until the second week of July. I'd like to thank Kimberly Atwood [...]
Here are a few samples from the latest series of paintings and illustrations by Michael. In Voyage Chicago Magazine, Michael discusses the project. "These days, I’m focusing on the characters within the painting, taking some advice from Kimberly Atwood, owner of the Elephant Room Gallery in Chicago. In my previous works, the characters were [...]
Michael was recently featured in Voyage Chicago. "Today we’d like to introduce you to Michael Foster. Michael, we’d love to hear your story and how you got to where you are today both personally and as an artist. When I was in second grade, our classroom assignment was to draw our dreams for [...]
On Friday, October 20th INSPIRE & CREATE hosted a 3rd Friday Artist Gathering outside of Chicago. Michael was one of three featured artists along with Joe Gagnepain and Bill Austin.
This was just one of those things, Jaime and I had an art show outside of New York. We've been to Paris, London, pretty much everywhere except New York City. It was a long overdue trip and as enjoyable as one could imagine. You can't help but to take a pile of [...]
On Friday November 10th we were delighted to have our artwork featured of the Art Expo Opening Night Party for the 1st annual River Town Film Festival. The inaugural River Town Film Festival & Art Expo takes took place on November 10-12 at The Red Mill, a historical landmark that dates back [...]
All About Pet Portraits Artist Jaime Foster drives the Pet Project with her unique pet portraits. Visit her site by clicking below. VISIT JAIME FOSTER'S WEBSITE Michael also does them as well... "As I'm not just creating a standard run-of-the-mill pet portrait, but one of my signature abstract modern art paintings with your pet [...]
Wirehouse Co. decided to throw another gallery event for their seventh series and landed on the theme STRUGGLE for the night. We welcomed the biggest number of artists we had ever featured- a whopping 11 visual artists! We held the event at Homiey in Humboldt Park and had an awesome summer night [...]
Published on Oct 30, 2012 Creative force Michael Foster (Huffington Post) is hanging in the Fox River Valley these days. Ben Hollis (WTTW's WILD CHICAGO) tracks him down at Water Street Studios in Batavia, Illinois.
I was thrilled foe the opportunity to donate a painting for an auction at the 8th Annual Lunar Ball on Saturday, March 12th More than six hundred attendees filled the Chicago History Museum for the largest Asian-American charitable fundraiser in Chicago, benefiting several local charities and community organizations. There were tastings from top restaurants, [...]