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Michael Orwick has always been awed by the extraordinary ability of landscapes to tell stories, just as art does. Michael’s career in art started in animation (Will Vinton Studios) and moved quickly into illustration, where he enjoyed bringing the ideas of others to life. Today Michael is creating what he calls “Inspired Expressionism,” painting his own ideas on canvas and inviting you to provide the narrative. Michael offers hints of the mood through atmosphere and serene colors, suggesting a place and a time of day. It is what he leaves untold that grabs you though. He shares his enigmatic vision and invites you to imagine your own story. And, often you can’t help the feeling that you have ‘seen this place,’ as if through a car window or in passing to somewhere else. Michael's paintings grant you the rare chance to go back and explore a special place that fuels the imagination.