BEHIND THE CANVAS
Since graduating Parson’s School of Design in the 1980s, Michele Amatrula has made a name for herself as a realist with her highly detailed drawing and paintings.
Working for a wide array of clients, Michele's illustrations have appeared as book covers, magazine illustrations, collectibles and postage stamps.
2010 Charlotte Dunwiddie Award, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
2006 1st Place American Contemporary Dog Art Competition
2006 Certificate of Excellence, Portrait Society of America
2006 Nora Roth Memorial Award, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
2nd Place Drawing Category, Bosque Conservatory of Art
2nd Place-American Contemporary Dog Art Competition
2003 Romance Writers of America Artemis Award
2002 Romance Writers of America Artemis Award
Alexander Isley, All About Kids Publishing, The Art Directors Studio, Avalon Books, Artist’s and Graphic Designers Market, Carroll & Graff, Cooks Illustrated, The Danbury Mint, Essence Magazine, Globe Pequot Press, Great Dane Graphics, Griffin Bacal Volny, Guideposts, Handcraft illustrated, Harper Collins, The Hearst Corporation, Intergovernmental Philatelic, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD, Lord & Taylor, L’Oreal, Murray Brand Communications, NYU School of Medicine, Opus Americana, Pacific Basin Communications, Paradox Interactive, Paragon Sporting Goods, Paragon Athletics, Penthouse/Forum, Psychology Today, Ragazzi Life, LLC., Random House, Scholastic Inc., Semmer Group, The Somerset Group, Time Inc., Teachers In Focus, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Torre Lazur, Upside Media, Villard Books