Michael Bailey Visual Artist/Poet

About the artist

Art/Poetry

Michael Bailey’s career as a visual artist/poet spans over four decades. Her poetry often inspires a new painting, and sometimes it even becomes embedded in her mixed-media art. Whether poetry or painting, she works from a state of quiet receptivity, allowing heart and hand to move of their own accord. Without preconceptions, Michael trusts in the direction that inspiration provides.

Visual Art

Explore Michael Bailey’s visual art

Michael Bailey Artwork -The Seekers

Recent Video

Recent Video by Michael Baily

Reading of DANCING IN THE FLAME Poem and Art by Michael Bailey

Creating DANCING IN THE FLAME –Art and Poetry by Michael Bailey

Featuring “message from the Sun.”

This piece is mixed media, acrylic on watercolor paper with gold leaf, and it’s called “A Message From the Sun.” The poem was written first, and is written in the background and pressed into the gold leaf. Watch this short video by Artist Michael Bailey about the genesis of this art and poetry mixed media artwork.

image of "Message from the Sun"

The People Cry:
Primitive sun in a darkened sky marking time with every turn what have you seen,
what have you heard,
all of our screams and cries?

About my art

Michael Bailey

“I paint and write for the joy of discovering the endless forms that creative energy can assume—in me and on the paper in front of me.” —Michael Bailey

Latest Art & Poetry Blog Posts from Michael Bailey

Latest Blog Posts

image of "Creation, Dissolution, Transformation

CREATION, DISSOLUTION, TRANSFORMATION

Excerpt:

We laugh, we cry
Our tears turn to jewels
And decorate the sky, Displaying a creation or wonder

image of "Dancing with the flame

DANCING IN THE FLAME

Excerpt:

You can dance in the flame without burning. I asked, “How can this be so?”
Dance in life without yearning,
be content within your soul.

image of "Message from the Sun"

MESSAGE FROM THE SUN

Excerpt:

The People Cry:
Primitive sun in a darkened sky marking time with every turn what have you seen,
what have you heard,
all of our screams and cries?

Michael Bailey "Ocean of Light"
Michael Bailey "Night Wave""
Michael Bailey "Sun"