Oh My God...ard! These are usually the first words out of peoples'
mouths when they view Michael Godard's artwork. Godard, known as the
"Rock Star of the Art World" is currently the #1 best selling artist in
the U.S. Since childhood Godard has had paint flowing thru his veins. He
attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas for Fine Arts and later
attended The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Godard has been featured on Television in HBO's Cat House, A&E's Criss
Angel's Mind Freak, American Casino, Inked, and a myriad of other
media. A documentary on Godard's life featured at independent film
festivals winning numerous awards. His Book, "Don't Drink and Draw", the
art and life of Michael Godard, was awarded Art Book of the Year.
Godard's work is highly collected by movie stars, rock stars, private
collectors, from young to old from all walks of life. Godard's
imaginative world of art is seen by millions of people each month world
wide such as cruise lines, galleries, hotels, television, magazines and
countless merchandising kiosks and stores. His paintings even adorn the
walls of the officer's lounge in the Pentagon.
Godard's world of art invites us in to his lighthearted perspective of
life that surrounds us, mirroring our lives through martinis with
animated olives, drunken grapes, dancing strawberries, including his own
vices of gambling and the good life. Godard's unique portrayal of fun is
an exciting combination of imagination and often subtle humor which
evoke and engage the creative side in "Olive" us. Paintings depicting
drunken grapes, gangster olives, dancing strawberries, and flaming dice
have taken the conservative art world and turned it on its heel
redefining art as we know it with a new definition and of course a punch
Today Michael Godard is considered one of the most prolific and
influential artists of our time.