Profile: Michael Albrechtsen
"I paint in oil because I like the rich colors and how
Did you grow up in an environment supportive of creativity and art-making? Is there a history of artists and creativity in your family? Did the inspiration of the Utah landscape begin your interest in art?
With what other artists have you studied through workshops or classes? Is there one mentor in your education that stands out?
How did your commercial work with Hallmark inform your current painting?
Read more about Michael Albrechtsen's paintings in our in-depth interview.
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