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What is Plein Air painting?

"Plein Air" painters work out-of-doors on location to capture light effects and shapes that occur only
in nature. Painting like this gives the work a quality that is not achievable by any other ways of
painting. When looking at a Plein Air painting, the viewer can imagine themselves in the location.

Painting outdoors on a spring day.

Michael John Verlangieri


Professional Artist:

My work has been exhibited locally and internationally and is represented in many private and
corporate collections. The work I create is based on a definition of art that is sufficiently broad
to embrace any medium. My primary emphasis however, will always be on my creative involvement
with life and the development of myself as an individual artist.

Guest Artist, Lecturer, Workshops:

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Unified School District
California State College, Long Beach
Scripps College, Claremont, California
Loma Linda University, Riverside, California
University of California, Riverside, California
The Forensic Mental Health Association of California

Selected Awards:
1990-92 California Arts Council, Artist in Residence Grant, Atascadero State Hospital and
The National Endowment For The Arts.

Selected Exhibition Record:

The Portrait Project, South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art

Mostra 91: Sei Artisti Italo Americani,
Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, California.

Installation, The Tokyo Sheraton, Tokyo, Japan.

Central Coast Craft Show, (Juror's Awards)
The Art Center Of San Luis Obispo, California.

Gallery 500, Elkins Park , Pennsylvania.

Quicksilver Gallery, Cambria, California.

Artist Toys, John Thomas Gallery, Fullerton, California.

Expressions in Hand Made Paper, Platt Gallery, University Of
Judaism, Los Angeles, California.

Shakti Gallery, Long Beach, California.

Riverside Art Center, Riverside, California.

Paper as Image, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

Paper: Cast, Formed and Torn, SPARC (Old Venice Jail Gallery)
Venice Beach, California.

In, On and Of Paper, Museum of North Orange County,
Fullerton, California.



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