Mike Howat is an accomplished painter based in Concord, NH, known for his exploration of themes such as Americana, urbanization, and memory. Howat earned his B.F.A. with a painting concentration from the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2014 and has been actively engaged in the growing New England art scene since graduating.
Howat’s work is regularly showcased at Kelley Stelling Contemporary, Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, and other galleries in the region. He is a versatile artist who not only focuses on painting but also works routinely with large-scale graphite drawing, monotype printmaking, and etching.
Through his art, Howat expresses his fascination with American culture, both past and present, and the impact of urbanization on the landscape. His work is infused with a sense of nostalgia, as he examines memories and moments that evoke a powerful emotional response.
Despite his success, Howat remains dedicated to his craft, constantly seeking new ways to express his ideas through his artwork. His dedication to his art has earned him a loyal following in the art community, and his work continues to inspire and captivate audiences throughout the New England region and beyond.