The Biography of Michael Kirby – Street Painter

Michael Kirby was born in Baltimore in 1975. At an early age, he began to paint and then took an interest in painting murals or things at a large scale.fechin_portrait

When Kirby was nineteen, he studied abroad in Italy and learned other painting techniques, including the art of street painting. Creating street paintings in Florence, originally he was noticed only by tourists. But as his skill advanced, his audience widened. Kirby began to pick up jobs as a muralist in Tuscany. Eventually, Kirby moved to Rome and spent the next six years continuing to master his craft. While Kirby was in Italy, he worked for many high profile clients painting for them.

As a street painter, Michael Kirby has won various competitions and awards. He has also been featured in many festivals and galleries all over the world. Michael Kirby is considered a top (if not the best) street painter in the world because of his creativity and innovation. His artwork has appeared in more cities than any other artist and he has worked in over 200 cities.

Currently, Michael Kirby is working on a series called ‘Murals of Baltimore.’ Kirby travels all over the country and the world to create murals and other forms of street art.

If you want some professionally done street art, contact Michael W. Kirby. Michael William Kirby is a leading public artist and street painter from Baltimore, MD, USA. He has nearly 20 years of experience creating permanent and temporary public art pieces around the world.

Michael Kirby has worked for such clients as the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, Honda, McDonalds, Carnival Cruise Ships and been featured on the David Letterman Show, Ace of Cakes, BBC, Good Morning America, Il Tempo, Venezia Gazatte, Informador, and others. Michael Kirby is considered a leader in this rising art form and an originator of the 3D look.

The majority of his permanent public art pieces are in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States which includes the states of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC. He has also developed original techniques using fiber cement in his work so that his 2D visual public art pieces can be shipped and installed in locations around the world.

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