As a contemporary multi-media artist associated with the Urban Art movement, Michael Amorillo is known for his large scale murals, abstract acrylic paintings, original character illustrations and vivid watercolors. Michael is recognized for his free-form technique, introducing bold shapes and heightened colors with deliberate but unrehearsed movements, representative of graffiti and urban art styles. His paintings are defined by layers of form and color, asymmetry of line, and their symbolic and sentimental attachments.
Influenced by the intentions and innovations of entertainment pioneer Jim Henson, storybook icon Dr. Seuss and urban art forerunner Keith Haring, Michael produces engaging and educational artwork and storybooks for children, families, enthusiasts and collectors of all ages.
Michael Amorillo engages a wide range of media and technique to communicate his art. The varying mediums, styles, subjects and other contextual elements shape a collection of artwork that is both uniquely original and broadly appealing.