Category Archives: Beyond Art

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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Michael Killen, Speaking On Stage with Microsoft’s Sid Espinosa and “Resilience”

Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft, said, Through his art, Michael Killen is seeking to have all of us (communities, governments, corporations, etc.) face the world’s toughest challenges head-on.” He asks Michael why he made the … Continue reading

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