Mike Mahon

Mike MahonMike paints from what he knows best: the colors and people of Texas, Northern New Mexico, and Mexico. His landscapes, portraits, and slice-of-life vignettes depict a taste for the unusual scenes, expressions, and moments that most of us miss. His impressionistic style adds depth and a surprising realism of light and shadow to his paintings.

Recently emerging from a successful career as the owner of a commercial art and photography studio for 24 years, Mike is now pouring his many skills into a full-time fine art career. Notably, he has been honored to know and study under several internationally recognized artists including Ben Konis (pastel & oil), Kim English (oil), Judi Betts (watercolor) John Budicin (oil), and Albert Handell (pastel & oil). His 28 years of experience in commercial art and photography, including several years as a motion picture film animator, have served him well as he demonstrates excellence and versatility in the media of pastel, watercolor, oil, and photography.

Mike is a master of colorful, realistic portraiture of people and landscapes of the Southwest, especially the mountains, rivers and plains of Texas and New Mexico. His impressionistic, representational and award winning oil and pastel landscapes and portrait paintings can be viewed in our art gallery. Mike specializes in traditional family portraits and portraits of children.

Gallery

Santa Fe Wonderland GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERA Stop and Go
“Santa Fe Wonderland”
Pastel on Paper
11″x14″ Sold! $850
“Doc In Blue”
Oil on Board, (Prints available)
20″x16″
“Stop and Go”
Oil on Canvas
16″x12″ Sold! $1800
Sunset Sensation Cat B'lue  El Prado
“Sunset Sensation”
Pastel on Paper
20″x16″
“Cat B’lue”
Pastel on Paper
24″x18″
“El Prado”
Pastel on Paper
24″x18″

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Established in 1992, Art Exchange Gallery has been providing art to live with for twenty years. We feature landscape paintings, Native American Indian art, portraits, drawing, sculpture, prints and jewelry. Some of our notable artists include Rance Hood, Al Bahe, Willie Murphy, Jeff tabor, Brad Price, Curtis Tabor, Taos artists, Santa Fe artists, Trinon Crouch, Richard Tashjian, (Armenian artist) and many others.