Paintings by Michael Barilla
I’m a self taught artist. I was raised in an Italian American Family in the lower east side of St. Paul Mn. I began my art journey at a very young age. I’ve always been drawn to the works of the classical painters of the past. From the European Masters, to American Painters.
Art has always been a strong passion of mine. I make it a point to paint every day, sometimes up to several hours at one sitting.
I’m always looking to better my technique and skill level with every painting. That’s part of the journey, exciting and daunting at the same time. My goal is to have my work look as good as the masters. I know this could be an impossible task, but it’s what pushes me on ward. …