Michael Anderson, Gateway Gallery: Michael Anderson, b. 1951, Bartlesville, OK, is a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. His paintings are included in numerous private collections as well as the permanent collections of the Southwestern Illinois College Foundation and the City of Belleville, IL. His work has been exhibited in galleries in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Missouri and Illinois.
Michael was selected as the 2009 poster artist for Art On The Square, Belleville, IL. In 2008 he recieved the Big Splash Juror's Choice award from the Saint Louis Watercolor Society and the Kerchner Memorial Award for Transparent Watercolor from the Gateway East Artists Guild. Michael is also the recipient of the 2007 Dona Weder Abbott Award for Artistic Achievement, Highland(IL) Arts Council. He is a member of St. Louis Artists' Guild and the American Society of Architectural Illustrators. Michael resides in Belleville, IL and frequently paints on Missouri Plein Air Painters Association outings.