Oh My God...ard! Are usually the first words out of peoples' mouths when they view Michael's works. From the mind of an artist who does not drink, comes his vision of fun that fits most people's lifestyle.
"I am not a drinker, (some people call me a cheap date) as after one drink I'm under the table looking up at the gum stuck there! But I love the fun of drinking, and all of the little things that go in and around the drinks. Martini's are a special favorite of mine to paint, as there are thousands of different ways that people take a drink that is basically pure alcohol!"
Michael grew up in
Michael was the first California Artist commissioned to do "Cows on Parade" that was featured on Oprah. He has also appeared on ABC, NBC, OCN, KOCE, KCET, Evening Magazine, and the . He was commissioned by the Double Platinum Rock Band "Dishwalla" to do the cover of their third album "Opaline".
Mike’s works can be found in numerous selected art galleries, homes and businesses throughout the
Although the themes vary, Godard's Art changes the face of even the most traditional subjects, creating mood and mystery on canvas, that at times are painted so realistic you feel as though the subjects will reach out and touch you. Godard finds a unique way of unfolding this delicate balance of texture, color, technique, realism, humor, and imagination to evoke drama and emotion.
No matter what the subject, from crocodiles cruising convertibles, olives jumping in martinis, to grapes chasing corks, one thing gallery owners and the public agrees on, "Michael Godard's paintings are incredible"!