NEWS and PRESS - John Michael Kearney
  • NEWS and PRESS

March, 2016 - In just 3 years, John Michael has sold over 50 original abstract works of art through his ETSY store. This does not include his sales through SAATCHI ONLINE or EBAY and does not include many of the works that were commissioned.    

March, 2016 - 5 STAR REVIEW: "Thank you for the awesome painting...I love it! Thank you for shipping quickly and for being so nice to work with! I am redesigning a bedroom and will send you a pic when the space with your adorable modern artwork is finished!!!!!"

March, 2016 - Feedback from an Interior Designer in Las Vagas: "My client loved your piece (large commissioned abstract art) by the way."

May, 2015 - 5 Star Review: "A very 'simple' and stunning work of art. Works perfect in my newly remodeled modern spa like bathroom. Very fast shipment which was very well packaged."

October, 2015 - INTERIORS magazine contained a featured article about a Chicago based Interior Designer, of which John Michael was commissioned to paint 3 very large paintings.

September, 2015 - Delivered! 'Open Circle I' Revision was delivered to an awesome Interior Designer in Chicago. Re: 3 paintings commissioned for a large Chicago project.

April, 2015 - Featured! On March 24, the awesome blog...A Blissful Nest featured one of John Michael's abstracts. Thank you!

January, 2015 - Interior Designer working in Las Vagas and with ties to HGTV featured John Michael's art work on her Tumblr blog.

December, 2014 - Awesome! On Dec 29 the fabulous blog published a post about the new book 'How to be Parisian'. In the post they talked about the Paris style (fashion, interior, etc)....and they used John Michael's painting (Number 935) as an example of Parisian Home Essentials - a Mix of Art. Within a few days a collector from Mission Hills, KS, bought the painting. Wow! and thank you!

October, 2014 - 5 Star Review: "Wonderful painting! Love your work! Thank you."

September, 2014 - A special "thank you" to Lindsay Gladu ( ) for the great article published on The Interior Project webpage. Included was John Michael's piece 'Number 1188'. Awesome!

July, 2014 - Times Square art show! What a great opportunity! On July 24, John Michael was among a group of artists that were selected to display their art on a 20 stories high wall of art. Thank you everyone associated with putting this together.

June, 2014 - Wow! John Michael's art work 'Numero 19' is now featured on Saatchi's Broad Brush: New Gestural Paintings Collection. Thank you Curator Bridget Carron.

Aug-Oct, 2013 - 'Show and Tell' Accepted into a juried art competition. Herberger Theater Center Art Gallery. Phoenix, AZ.

June, 2012 - An Art collector and frequent traveler to NYC's galleries: "Your paintings are just fantastic! Your work could be hanging in MOMA, the Whitney, or the Guggenheim in NYC!!!"

July, 2012 - "I was very moved by your work. It is fantastic."(translated from Spanish) - Arturo from Spain

April 12-30, 2008 - 'Formal Affair' will be in a group show at the Primo Piano Living Gallery in Lecce, Italy. The theme for the exhibition is Dress Code Seduction or Fetishism? And one aspect of the theme involves fashion and fetishism, which is the topic of the painting by John Michael.


- Jury selected for 2-3-d-8 Energy Gallery exhibit     Toronto Canada


- 'A Night With The Artist' 4 Seasons Resort, Scottsdale AZ

- Art featured in movie by Hollywood Phoenix Studio

- Day Gallery, Phoenix AZ, First Friday Art Walk and Show

- Group Show at The Harris in el Pedregal, Boulder AZ

1995 - Minnesota Center for the Arts juried show  First Place Painting Division

1993 - Minnesota Center for the Arts juried show  First Place Painting Division

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