ABOUT THE ARTIST

  MICHAEL FRANCIS REAGAN

MICHAEL FRANCIS REAGAN

Born in El Dorado, Arkansas. Served in the U.S. Navy. Served in The Peace Corps Ivory Coast West Africa. BA in Art and American Literature and MFA University of Arkansas. 40-plus year career as an illustrator/artist. Married and the father of four grown sons. Lives with his wife Christine and their little dog Becky Thatcher and maintains his studio in the mountains of western North Carolina.

Partial List of Commissions and Collections: 
The National Park Service, National Zoo, Peace Corps, The Nature Conservancy, Tampa History Center, National Archives, San Diego Zoo, Alleghany Trail Alliance, Heifer Project, Ducks Unlimited, Jane Katcher Antiques, Florida Wildlife Initiative, Napa Valley Appellations, Architectural Design Guild, Freer Gallery, Christie’s, Patagonia, the Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s, and American Airlines.

Partial List of Clients: 
National Geographic, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, Audubon, Outside, Harper’s, On Earth, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Wall St. Journal, Architectural Digest, Travel & Leisure, Orion, Bon Appétit, South Dakota Magazine. Book publishers - Doubleday, Time-Life Books, Little Brown, Harcourt Brace, Vintage Books, St. Martin’s Press, Chronicle Books, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, McGraw Hill, Avon Books, Marshall Cavendish.

Represented by: Gallery C, Raleigh North Carolina / Grovewood Gallery, Asheville North Carolina / The Annesdale Park Gallery, Memphis Tennessee / Alex Gallery, Washington DC /

Please also see my watercolors at: www.mreaganart.net

Partial List of Exhibits:

Gallery C, Raleigh North Carolina (group show 2017)

The Grovewood Gallery, Asheville North Carolina (group exhibit 2017)
The Annesdale Park Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee (solo exhibit 2016)
The Annesdale Park Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee (summer group exhibit 2016)
Carolina Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina (group exhibit 2016)
Alex Gallery, Gallery A in Washington, DC ( solo 2014) 
Alex Gallery, Gallery A in Washington, D.C. (solo 2013)
Gallery 10 in Washington, D.C. (solo)
Brody Gallery in Washington, D.C. (group)
Tula Foundation Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia (group)
45th North Carolina Artists Exhibit at North Carolina Museum of Art (group)
The Mint Biennial in Charlotte, NC (group)
Kinston Center for the Arts in North Carolina (solo)
Durham Arts Council, North Carolina (solo)
The Paper Plant Gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina (solo)
Fayetteville Museum of Art in North Carolina (group)
Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia (solo)
Hand Gallery - Richmond Virginia Center for the Arts (group)
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (solo)
Danville Museum of Fine Arts in Virginia (solo)
Urbi et Orbi Gallery in Little Rock, Arkansas (solo)
Arkansas Arts Center – The Delta Art Show (group)