Wayne F. Michaud is an artist with a small studio based in Citrus Heights (Sacramento County), California, which he relocated to in 2017 after many years in Vermont (hence the name "Green Mountain"). He has been an artist all his life - a traditional fine artist, muralist, illustrator and digital graphic designer. He has a BFA degree from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Wayne has an extensive artist's resumé. As a fine artist, he has painted landscape oil scenes and watercolor botanicals, been represented in art galleries and appeared in several art shows, garnering a Grand Award. His contemporary and trompe l'eoil murals have graced corporate, commercial and residential spaces. As an illustrator he has created works in oils, watercolor, acrylics, ink and digitally. Many of Wayne's illustrations have been published in magazines and books. As a graphic designer he has created newspaper and magazine ads and interior page layouts for books.
Wayne's love for pets (currently in the household is Maggie, a West Highland White Terrier) led to his most recent artists passion: Green Mountain Pet Portraits, starting in 2007.
Green Mountain Pet Portraits
Wayne F. Michaud
6900 Navarro Ct.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Photo credit: Elevation of San Felipe Rd, San Jose, CA elevation.maplogs.com
Wayne displays his Green Mountain Pet Portraits at the Second Chance Animal Center benefit and Fun Dog Day event at the
Orvis Flagship Store, Manchester, Vermont, 2012
Way, way before Green Mountain Pet Portraits, Wayne painted portraits of one of his Boston Terriers, named "Snappy", when he was around 12 years old.
Wayne's favorite breed is the Boston Terrier, having lived with eight of them, so far (though he's now on his third Westie)!