michaelebleMichael Eble is the current artist-in-residence at the New York Mills Arts Retreat. He is a painter and currently resides in Morris, MN, where he is an Associate Professor of Studio Art and Curator of the Humanities Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Minnesota, Morris. While on residency here in New York Mills, Michael will continue to produce artwork that focuses on the element of water and its relationship to humans and the environment.

Michael was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a BFA degree in painting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a MFA degree in painting and drawing from the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Mississippi.  He has shown his paintings and works on paper in numerous regional and national solo and group exhibitions, most recently in Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

Michael is married to Pilar Blanco Eble, and they are busy raising four budding artists, Ben Michael, Eli, Miles and Oliver. You can learn more about Michael and see some of his artwork at his website: www.michaeleble.com.

On Thursday, May 30th at 7:30pm, there will be an Artist Lecture and Studio Visit with Michael. He will start with a Slide Lecture downstairs in the main gallery space and then move upstairs for a studio visit, to share what he has been working on during his residency. There is no cost to attend, and all are welcome.