January, 2019 -
Happy to share that I will be teaching a pastel class in Montclair, NJ this winter. All levels, Adult School.
Here is the link to my class listing:
pm me if you have any questions.
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.
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"