Michel Martel moved to Naramata 5 years ago from Seattle WA. He was born in Quebec City In his work life and in his art life Michel travelled the world feeding his passion for color and culture.
An artist since childhood, Michel gathers inspiration from his travels both locally and abroad. He had the opportunity to present his work In Quebec City, Seattle, Buenos Aires and, of course, here in BC.
He was initially trained at a private art academy in Quebec City and later participated to many art workshops in Seattle, USA and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In this month featuring painting he expresses the atmosphere of a wine tasting room with its eclectic crowd and the enthusiasm people have for good quality wine. The color scheme reflects his preference for red wine as well as the warm feeling of satisfaction good wine can produce.
Michel is a member of the Naramata Arts Studio with art displayed at Lang Vineyard year round. You can see his most recent paintings on Instagram at @michel_martel_arts