November 14, 2019
Nashville hosts a week of remarkable authors beginning tonight. I thought you might like a gentle reminder, Bacon friends! Thursday night, 11/14, 6:30 pm: Portrait artist Michael Shane Neal at Parnassus (“Portrait Painting: My Point of View”). Friday night, 11/15, 6:30 pm: Novelist and poet Erica Wright at Parnassus (“Famous in Cedarville”). Saturday morning, 11/16, 11:00 a.m., Historians Walter Isaacson …
November 18, 2018
Michael Shane Neal, close to his own half-century mark, paints portraits with an eye to history – the history of his subjects and also his own. He illuminates his subjects through his work – and is himself illuminated. He is both the revealer and the revealed. He finds the glow.
January 19, 2016
Portrait Artist Michael Shane Neal doesn’t fly under the radar. If you’re walking down the streets of New York with him, he’ll wear a bowler hat with his pin striped suit. In Scotland, he’ll don the tartan of his clan. If he’s not wearing his artist’s smock in the studio, he’s likely to be found in attire that would be equally appropriate in the mid-19th …