Category Archives: Beyond Art

SF ART Exhibition Open 10/16 – 11/26, Reception 10/28/18 1:30pm. “Art of Michael Killen: Addressing Climate Change” 

Michael Killen makes corporate-size-statements that raise the level of discussion and thinking about climate change and solutions. Great organizations that include Microsoft, NASA, Stanford University, the US Dept of Commerce and US Dept of Interior have displayed his art at … Continue reading

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Michael Killen’s ‘Guernica’

‘Guernica’ is Picasso’s most important painting on a social issue. The full name of Michael  Killen’s painting is ‘Guernica After Picasso.’ Besides honoring Picasso Micheal made his Guerica painting as an education exercise. “This was about the 15th painting I … Continue reading

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Reception Honoring CA Bay Area Grandmaster Artist Harry Cohen

Artists from San Francisco Bay Area hosting reception honoring artist Harry Cohen.  All are welcome. Paula Kirkeby,  Owner Smith Andersen Editions said, “Harry is one of my favor artists.  He went beyond Diebenkorn.” Reception Saturday, Feb 4, 2017. 4-7pm (Day before … Continue reading

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Art That Is New and that Really Matters

New Painting from Michael Killen Suggests Next President’s Energy Strategy Needed to Slow Climate and Ocean Change.’ Energy and climate and ocean experts help share the story. Michael Killen lives and works in the Silicon Valley city of Menlo Park, … Continue reading

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Elliot Eisner (Educator) and Michael Killen (Artist): Impact of Art On Education:

Shortly before the important Stanford educator Elliot Eisner passed he and Michael Killen artist, filmmaker and public speaker discussed the importance of art education. :Elliot Eisner and Michael Killen

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Michael Killen, Artist Who Linked Don Quixote and California Battling Climate Change, Presented at Smith Andersen Editions’ Reception, Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Palo Alto.

Smith Andersen Editions’ Exhibition 2014 will display first-time prints of Michael Killen’s work on energy and climate change. Michael says, “I’m honored to join eminent post WWII California artists Nathan Oliveira, Frank Lobdell and Sam Francis who have worked with … Continue reading

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Stanford University to Host Michael Killen’s ‘Sustainable California Art/Speaker Tour’, During Energy Summit 2014.

“Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University’s Summit(s) http://peec.stanford.edu/events/2014/sves/index.php is a favorite of mine,” says Killen.  I learn a  lot, network with business and governments VIPs, and signup guests for my TV show. I will display seven paintings including ‘Don … Continue reading

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