Text Box: The Art Work of Mike Daley
aka Golfpaintr

Now retired and living in The Villages of Florida, Mike is enjoying  painting the Florida landscape while still doing a lot of commission work. Past member of the Small Painting Society, Golf Illustrators of America, Toledo Artist Club, Spectrum, The World Art Tour and current member of The Villages Art League,  Visual Art Association of The Villages, Ocala Plein Air Painters, and Plein Air Florida. Past owner of Studio Arts and Frames, Toledo Ohio and Award Arts Co.


Received his training at The University of Toledo School of Design, Cleveland Institute of Arts, and from various professions Bill Alexander, William Kuhlman, and Pete Beckman.


Mike has won many awards over the years. He was accepted into the National Miniature Show in 1973 and 1974 where his painting “Conductors Time Piece’ was purchased by the National Gallery in Washington.


Mike spent 3 years on the World Art Tour showing his work all across the US and parts of Canada in the early 70’s.


He has many interesting experiences and met many interesting people during those years before the first oil embargo forced him off the road and into his own gallery, Studio Arts and Frames.


If you like golf , be sure to check out the Golf Art page under Gallery.


Now represented by

The Artisans Corner Gallery @ Silver Springs State Park.


Contact me by email: golfpaintr@comcast.net

Member of The Ocala Plein Air Painters


Silver Springs in the Fall

11 x 14 oil on Stretch Canvas

Painted in Plein Air

Brown Pelican

16 x 20 Oil

The Mentor

20 x 24 oil on canvas

The River Styks

9 x 12 oil on masonite

Made of Wood

12 x 16 oil on masonite

No Wake

9 x 12 oil on masonite

First Run of the Day

8 x 10  oil on masonite

Golden Swamp Cyprus

20 x 24 oil on canvas

#18 Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club

18 x 24 Oil on canvas

#10 & 11 Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club

18 x 24 Oil on linen