Michael Gregory’s work is immediately recognizable with its American icons of barns, homesteads, and imagined fields. These structures, while forefront in his previous works, now play evenly with the powerful imagery of the landscape and light. The light, as seen over American soil, is captured from the landscapes of our enigmatic Midwestern and Western fields to the luminescent nighttime sky overlooking cityscapes.
Michael Gregory says of his work: “I think the concept of the icon is important. I’m using it in the traditional sense of a picture as a vehicle for transcendence, something to meditate upon. I’m not telling a story, rather suggesting a point of departure for a topic for conversation. The artist says, “My paintings are collages of personal observation and experience, art history and interests that extend the formal language of painting. While I love paint, the act of painting is subservient to the picture which stands for the idea.”
Gregory’s work is included in many private and public collections including The U.S. Trust Company in New York, Microsoft Corporation, General Mills Corporation, Bank of America and Champion International Corporation, and The Denver Art Museum.
Amerada Hess Corporation, NJ
American Savings, Des Moines, IA
Arthur Andersen, World Headquarters, Chicago, IL
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Becton International Corporation, NJ
Champion International Corporation, CT
Comdisco, Chicago, IL
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Evansville Museum of Arts, Science and History, Indiana
General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
Honolulu Advertiser Collection, Honolulu, HI
Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
Readers Digest, Pleasantville, NY
US Trust Company of New York, New York, NY
USEU Mission and Residence, Brussels
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