Micah Cash, Painter and Photographer

Pickwick Landing, Switchyard 2014, courtesy of Micah Cash
Pickwick Landing, Switchyard 2014, courtesy of Micah Cash

Micah Cash is a painter and photographer who graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2014. His work focuses on landscapes that are a combination of natural and manmade activity. He uses the two media to present different perspectives of the same location. The result is visual a conversation about the collision between these two forces and how the inhabitants integrate them into our daily lives.

Fort Loudoun 2014 oil on canvas 36 x 66 inches, courtesy of Micah Cash
Fort Loudoun 2014 oil on canvas 36 x 66 inches, courtesy of Micah Cash

This episode is an hour and twenty minutes long and our conversation covers a wide swath of issues that face every person who considers art as a career. As you listen to the interview you’ll enjoy Micah’s upbeat perspective of the challenges faced by most graduates post academia. I think you’ll also be interested in his thoughts on ways to make a living as an artist and how to extend your reputation beyond your immediate art community.

Here are a list of shows where Micah’s work can be seen throughout the summer of 2015. You can get the latest updates on his exhibitions, as well as see examples of his work on his portfolio site:

Fort Loudoun, Downstream 2013
Fort Loudoun, Downstream 2013, courtesy Micah Cash

Links:

Solo show, Land Marks, (one night only)

Photographic work included in the Looking at Appalachia Print Exhibition

  • May 21 at the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters

The Dangerous Waters series is currently on view at The Light Factory in Charlotte, NC as part of their annual juried Annuale exhibition. This is through the end of June.

Dangerous Waters was also published in Places Journal, a peer-reviewed, scholarly publication on architecture, landscape, and urbanism. It includes a brand-new introductory text by architect and Tennessee-born Tim Culvahouse.

Paintings at Poem 88 in Atlanta, July/August

Micah’s Instagram

:: Music by James Taylor: Carolina in My Mind

Hits the Flat 2013 oil on canvas 60 x 84 inches
Hits the Flat 2013 oil on canvas 60 x 84 inches, courtesy Micah Cash

 

 


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