Michael Fillyaw is a fine arts nature and landscape photographer from Maine. His subjects include the fishing villages, marshes, and rocky beaches of Maine, and the mountains, forests, and farmlands of New England. He goes to these places without expectations, but always with the same goals: be present in the moment, chase the light, and see what others miss.
Michael has exhibited his work at the Brickstore Museum, Kennebunk, the Maine Photography Show, the Black Hole Gallery, Rockland, the Port Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine College of Art Continuing Studies Exhibition, the Art Guild of the Kennebunks, the Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston, the Yarmouth Art Festival, Kefauver Gallery, Damariscotta, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, Union of Maine Visual Artists, Portland the University of New England, and art shows in Maine.
Select photographs have received awards including: Patron’s Prize – Kennebunk River Club 64th Art Show 2019; First Place Photography – Art Guild of the Kennebunks September 2018; First Place Photography – Art Guild of the Kennebunks July 2017; Patron’s Award – Kennebunk River Club’s 61st Art Show 2016; First Place Photography – Art Guild of the Kennebunks August 2015; People’s Choice Award – Art Guild of the Kennebunks July 2015; Honorable Mention – 2014 Kennebunk River Club 59th Art Show 2014; First Place Photography – Art Guild of the Kennebunks June 2014; Best in Show – 2013 Free for All Exhibition, University of New England & Engine Gallery, Biddeford; First Place Special Theme Category – 2014 Maine Photography Show; First Place Color and Third Place Black & White – 2013 Through the Lens Photography Competition, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston; Best Photograph – 2011 Brick Store Museum Photography Contest, Kennebunk.