Michael Goro

Michael Goro, internationally acclaimed Chicago artist, will be honored with an exhibition featuring his architectural paintings & etchings by the Cliff Dwellers Arts Committee at their stunning Michigan Avenue club space on Wednesday, October 5 at 5:30


Copper plate etching / engravings


Etching / Engraving

An artist primarily in paintings and etchings, Michael “Misha” Goro was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. where he received his BA in architecture. In 1990, he immigrated to Jerusalem, Israel, where he discovered intaglio printmaking and began to use it as his main medium. In 1993, he moved to the United States and completed his education, receiving MFA in printmaking at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In his current capacity as a chairperson of the graphics department at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Goro has been instrumental in developing the program and teaching in it for the past nine years. His works can be found in numerous private and permanent public collections including a recent selection at Achille Bertarelli in Milan and he has received a number of prestigious awards in Japan, Korea, China, Europe and the United States. He describes his art as a “continuous creative search for raw authenticity in urban environments and human forms that are constantly changing.”