New Art Featuring: Michael Danon
Starting Thursday, June 15th 2023
In our Tasting Room
Michael Danon was born in the former Yugoslavia and moved to the United States at age 13, after having lived a few years in Italy and Ecuador. He settled in Manhattan and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute in New Jersey and then taking numerous courses in Architecture at Columbia. He worked professionally as a mechanical engineer for many years and was involved in many projects and fields before building and then operating four restaurants in Manhattan.
Today he focuses his energy restoring town houses in New York and his own home in Kent. He especially enjoys working in collaboration with architects on his projects, designing spaces, drawing floor plans and focusing on design details.
Painting and sketching have been lifelong joys. Even as a child he took a sketchpad on vacation and still considers a “good” vacation one where he returns home with several sketches of his travels. While he has completed many oils and watercolors, his favorite medium is pen and ink. Danon does sketches, design details and house portraits on commission. He is a member of the Kent Art Association and looks forward to spending more time in Kent enjoying the good life.