Michael Kessler

Born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, Michael Kessler currently lives and works in New Mexico. After graduating from Kutztown University with a B.F.A., Kessler established his career as an artist, exhibiting in solo and group exhibitions from New York, to Sweden, to Los Angeles. His work has captured audiences since the 1980s and continues to be collected around the world.

Personal histories, voyages, and discoveries are transported and communicated through process, mark making, and visceral expression in the work of Michael Kessler. His paintings offer a transparent view of their journey as their paintings become. Select areas of intended color combine with palettes inspired by nature. Activated compositions pulsate with energy, yet are grounded with structure, line, and open space.

Kessler’s acrylic on panel paintings utilize numerous translucent and transparent layers to crystallize his abstract, gestural, and geometric configurations. With a meditative focus, he pours, scrapes, smooths, tapes, and sands the paint to reveal biomorphic entities. Kessler draws from his connection to the New Mexican landscape, branches, leaves, and trees. In his latest&n

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Michael Kessler
Aspenfield (32) by Michael Kessler
Aspenfield (32)
35 x 35 in.
$4675.00
Aspenfield (33) by Michael Kessler
Aspenfield (33)
35 x 35 in.
$4675.00
Aspenfield (34) by Michael Kessler
Aspenfield (34)
35 x 35 in.
Celestra by Michael Kessler
Celestra
24 x 84 in.
$7250.00
Coppice 4 by Michael Kessler
Coppice 4
18 x 18 in.
$2075.00
Eburnean by Michael Kessler
Eburnean
60 x 40 in.
$9325.00
Formate by Michael Kessler
Formate
18 x 18 in.
$2075.00
Lapis (4) by Michael Kessler
Lapis (4)
40 x 60 in.
$9325.00
Seabed (5) by Michael Kessler
Seabed (5)
36 x 48 in.
$6750.00
Seabed (6) by Michael Kessler
Seabed (6)
36 x 48 in.
$6750.00
Volpane by Michael Kessler
Volpane
40 x 60 in.
$9325.00