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Dr. Michael Durst About

Dr. Michael Durst, is one of the most exciting new South African artists. As a psychologist, Dr. Durst________s paintings are designed to create not only beauty for the beholder, but also a state of relaxation and healing. His recent solo exhibits at the prestigious ______"Grape, Gallery, and Gourmet_______ show at the Winchester Mansions Hotel and his ______"Postcards from the Heart_______ exhibit at the Table Bay Hotel, have earned him rave reviews and international recognition. Dr. Durst loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town--especially the Waterfront, Table Mountain, ocean views, spring flowers, and the vineyards. His work combines realism with impressionism, evoking an emotional link to the heart________thus the name: ______"Heartscapes._______ To see all of Dr. Durst________s paintings visit his web site: www.HeartscapePaintings.com If you wish to be put on a list to receive an email each time a new painting is completed with information about that painting ,please email HeartscapeArt@aol.com and you will be added to the list. 18 comments

Biography

Reviews:

ART FOR THE HEART by Hilary Benjamin, The Atlantic Sun, September, 2007

Education:

Schooling: Armada Area Schools, Armada, Michigan USA

Tertiary: Oakland University, BA, Majors in Psychology, English and Art, Rochester, Michigan; Michigan State University, MA, Lansing, Michigan USA; Loyola University, PhD, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Exhibitions:

2004-2006 Sun International Gallery, Cape Town

2008 Pride Art Exhibition, Artscape Theatre, Cape Town

Solo Exhibitions:

2007 ______"Grape, Gallery and Gourmet_______ Winchester Mansions Hotel, Cape Town

2008 ______"Postcards from the Heart of Cape Town,_______ Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town

Collections:

Oakland University- Kellogg Library, permanent collection

Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

The Restorative Medical Institute, Cape Town

Private Collections:

In South Africa, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Chile, Turkey and the United States.

Address

City:
Cape Town
State/Province:
South Africa
Postal Code:
8005

Links

  • www.HeartscapePaintings.com