About

Michael Franco Design


Based in San Diego, CA., Michael Franco is a native New Yorker who has embraced the arts since he was a young child. He traces his family's artistic history back to renowned London/New York set designer Harley Merry-a leading figure in scenic and live production art during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Michael has studied under recognized artists in San Diego, namely Kris Finch and Michael Wheelden. He is most inspired by his Italian and Scottish roots, as well as the colors, architecture and music of India. His greatest artistic inspirations are John Singer Sargent, Joaquin Sorolla, Alphonse Mucha and the Renaissance masters.

He primarily paints in oil, produces numerous drawings in charcoal, and has added Adobe Creative Suite to his artistic repertoire.

Michael is happy to work in any medium with potential clients.

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