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Surrealism

Featuring some of the earlier works of Montana artist Michael Meissner. Some of these original items are still available for sale. Please inquire if interested in a particular piece.

These are a collection of surrealistic and fantasy art pieces, handpainted on canvas and canvas panels of various size. Availability is noted on the individual images.

If interested in a particular item, please Email us and we will be glad to send you a larger format image to preview and provide more information on current availability.

 
All images Copyright 1992-2003

Blue Hole "Blue Hole"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the "Diver Down" series, developed in 1995. Original has been SOLD.

 
Coral Caves "Coral Caves"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the "Diver Down" series, developed in 1995. Original has been SOLD.
 
Discovery of Man "Discovery of Man"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a series entitled "Evolution", developed in 1992. Original work has been SOLD.
 
Faces of Clay "Faces of Clay"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the series entitled "Evolution", 1992. Original work on canvas panel, 16" x 20" is still available for sale. Please inquire.
 

Flower Sprite "Flower Sprite"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of an early fantasy series developed in 1988. Original work has been SOLD.

 

Forbidden "Forbidden"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a series developed in 1992 entitled "Empires". Original work on canvas, 16" x 20" is still available for sale. Please inquire.

 

Ganymede Station "Ganymede Station"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Depicts an astronaut and rover on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede. Part of the "Explorers" series, developed in 1992-93. Original work is still avalable. Please inquire.

 

Hidden Reef "Hidden Reef"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 

Inner Space "Inner Space"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Original artwork has been SOLD.

 
Memory Lane "Memory Lane"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Depicts disjointed memories scattered over time and through space. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Mission Mars "Mission: MARS"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Original artwork is available for sale. Please inquire.
 
Night Dive "Night Dive"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. The original work was developed in 1989. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Peaks of Enceladus "Peaks of Enceladus"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Developed as part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Depicts an astronaut on the surface of Enceladus, one of Saturn's larger moons. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Project Mercury "Project Mercury"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Developed as part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Depicts the first "spacewalk" from the U.S. Mercury missions in the 1960's. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Ride at Your Own Risk "Ride at Your Own Risk"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Surreal carousel, suggesting that danger may lurk in the most unlikely of places. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Rosemary's Daughter "Rosemary's Daughter"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. The unnatural continuation of the cult classic horror film entitled "Rosemary's Baby". Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
The Traveler "The Traveler"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. A weary traveler on a pilgrimage to places unseen and unknown. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Up From The Depths "Up From the Depths"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the 1992-93 "Explorers" series. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Identity "Identity"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a short series in 2002. Depicts the potential horror of personal means of identification with continued global population growth.... and these horrors are more real today than one might think. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Neuron "Neuron"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a short series in 2002. Depicts man's connection to universal consciousness through technological means. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Pharaoh's Queen "Pharoah's Queen"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a short series in 2002. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Tragic Witness "Tragic Witness"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a short series in 2002. Depicts the horror of the events of September 11, 2001. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Valley of Tarcus "Valley of Tarcus"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of the "Empires" series. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
City of Kulkulkan "City of Kulkulkan"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Part of a series entitled "Seekers of Truth". People familiar with Tarot will recognize the Seeker and the significance of these settings. Original artwork is still available for sale. If interested, please inquire.
 
Valley of the Sphinx "Valley of the Sphinx"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Second of a series entitled "Seekers of Truth". People familiar with Tarot will recognize the Seeker and the significance of these settings. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Final Empire "Final Empire"
Original acrylic painting on canvas. Third and last of a series entitled "Seekers of Truth". People familiar with Tarot will recognize the Seeker and the significance of these settings. Original artwork has been SOLD.
 
Virtual Reality "Virtual Reality"
1997-Original acrylic painting on canvas. One of an emerging series on "Virtual" environments that may challenge ones sense of "reality". Depicts an explosion of color and life on a computer monitor amidst a bleak and eerie landscape. Original artwork has been SOLD.

 

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