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And there were a lot of days she wore things t…

And there were a lot of days she wore things that didn’t quite feel right. Most days it was a smile.

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Michael Carini | Lyft Stories

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Michael Carini | Mostly For Her

Michael Carini | Mostly For Her

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As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact segmentations of energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time. This painting is dedicated to my best friend and muse, Deanne Hastings, who tragically went missing in 2015 and has yet to be found. She once asked me to do a huge painting with a giant set of wings. This is my tribute to her. Deanne always called me her “Wings” but now she is mine and I will do whatever I can to keep her spirit alive with the beauty she inspired.

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Featured: And Then I Found You Hiding In Plain Sight. Often times in life, what we seek is right in front of us, hiding in plain sight. Sometimes you just have to hold on long enough to notice it.

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Image: Just Floating On The Tears

It is said that time heals all wounds but perhaps that time comes in a different state of existence or unexpected ways and connections. I woke up this morning, before my alarm clock went off, from a vivid dream about my dad. It felt like the universe was telling me today was a day that someone somewhere might need to hear this ❤️

I used to paint exclusively in an effort to heal myself and my own wounds. Nowadays, I paint to hopefully inspire, but more so in an effort to save a life, perhaps one I don’t even know. I would love to help people grow but the first step to growth is survival…and some days merely surviving is growth. Hold on. The strongest often have the toughest battles. You can handle this 🔥

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Michael Carini | NEW SHOP

Michael Carini | NEW SHOP

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact segmentations of energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: “Light of the Phoenix” tells the story of a phoenix rising from the ashes. The painting has a variable orientation and each variation/orientation reflects a different part of the struggle and journey. Side 1 reflects a deep state of depression. Side 2 reflects being on your back, hitting bottom, and wanting to give up. Side 3 reflects crawling through hell. Side 4 reflects rising from the ashes and the “Light of the Phoenix”-

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Michael Carini | Art Shop

“The Up-Side of Down” was inspired by a 2009 assault and battery that hospitalized Carini with multiple facial fractures, severe eye trauma, and a concussion. Carini’s signature icon, which he saw flashing in his head during his concussive state, is a key repeating element in this series that represents life growing from death and discovering the positives in negatives.

Featured: The Insatiable Monster Eating Away At Me From The Inside. Acrylic, Vodka, and Xanax on Panel. This painting takes a deep dark journey into personal demons and the things that eat away at the soul. Simultaneously, it reflects upon the simple and pure beauty of the battle back from those deep dark places. Sometimes is may even appear pretty on the outside while crumbling from within. We’ve all seen these places and some of us are still there. Keep fighting.

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