Michael Beal was born in 1983 in East Yorkshire. He is a self taugh artist,known for his beautiful depictions of female portratiure.
After solo shows and group exhibitions in London showcasing his stark and haunting figurative paintings he has found a definite place on the internationalart scene and a dedicated following. With influences ranging from German Expressionism to Art Nouveau and Japanese Anime, BAEL's work channels these elements to achieve a truly unique visualstyle. BAEL himself sums it up thus: "My work is about capturing human emotion and form with a sense of simplicity, to express something complex in as few words as possible."