October, 2018 -
I'm honored to be elected and serve as the President of the Pastel Society of New Jersey (PSNJ) for a third term.
March 2018 -
I am in the process of adding the "Print on Demand" option to some of my photographs, allowing you to order directly from my website and chose from print only or framed. See more under "Purchase Info".
Please visit my blog - 2 new post added.
November 2014 - American Art Collector Magazine
Clice here to see Artist Focus, December 2014 issue, page 174,
courtesy of American Art Collector Magazine.
April 2014 - Plein Air Magazine e-newsletter and OutdoorPainter.com
Cherry blossom season and painting en plein air at Branch Brook Park, in Newark, NJ-
March 2014 - American Art Collector Magazine
An art lovers guide to collecting fine art in Washington D.C. and the mid-Atlantic states, p 90.
June 2013 - Stone Voices Magazine
My photographic portfolio, "Shaped" (part of the Utah/Arizona collection) is featured in the summer 2013 issue of Stone Voices magazine. See http://www.stonevoices.co/uploads/files/SV8_SUM13_PREVIEW.html
March 2013 - American Art Collector Magazine
I'm honored to be featered in the American Art Collector magazine editorial "Artist Focus" - April issue, p152.
Also see my full page ad on page 40.
April 15, 2011 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Magazine
My portfolio of 13 paintings and photographs, titled "Seasons", is one of four portfolios featured in the July 2011 issue.
October 2014 - Honored to be elected President of the Pastel Society of New Jersey.
See www.Pastelsocietynj.org. October 2014 - solo exhibition at Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Read more on:
August 20, 2013 - "Dual Visions" - September Art Exhibition @Bernardsville Library
By Bernardsville Public Library
February, 28, 2013 - Rosalind & Alfred Lippman Gallery in Short Hills to host 'Sightseeing' exhibit
By Independent Press on NJ.com
August 5, 2011 -"Artist Shares the Gift of Seasons", Livingston Sr./Community Center
Article by Linda Klonsky, Livingston Patch.
"For landscape artist Michal Barkai, “nice days are a precious gift.” They're gifts she doesn't take for granted "
June 4, 2010 - Visions @ Livingston Gallery - a group show.
See video clips and interviews with artists on
or visit the gallery page for the full version at:
November 5, 2009 - 'As Autumn Leaves II' @ Springfield Library
Article by Lois Cantwell, Springfield Patch
"Gorgeous Representational Renderings of Nature and More By Michal Barkai"