Michael Carson is an American designer and figurative visual artist whose artwork can be found in private and corporate collections throughout the United States.

Formally educated and trained in design, Carson brings elements of fashion and architecture into his works, but his foremost commitment is to the art of painting.

Emphasizing the relationship between color and light, Michael Carson’s textured brush strokes move the viewer’s eyes through his captivating works. His glamorous paintings’ scenes are set in bars, clubs, cafés, and dance studios. They are marked by a hazy realism reminiscent of French impressionist and post-impressionist artists such as Edgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.