| Michele Rushworth is one of the most reputable professional
portraitists today. American Artist Magazine
General and Mrs. Schwartz absolutely love the portrait!
Russell D. Kirk, Air Force, Pentagon
The portrait looks terrific. We are very pleased and
you should be proud of your work. Admiral Thad
Allen, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Outstanding, incredible. People just love it.
Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Ambassador to
It says exactly what I wanted it to say. I cannot imagine
anyone producing a better pictorial image of my time as governor.
- Jim Gibbons, Governor of Nevada
Everyone is extremely pleased with the portrait. Its
just phenomenal. Kenny C. Guinn, Governor of Nevada
I was blown away I couldnt be happier.
Michael Sullivan, Governor of Wyoming
A beautiful job, Michele. James Geringer,
Governor of Wyoming
You really did a great job. My wife and I are very
pleased. U.S. District Judge Wm. F. Downes
The portrait truly is splendid, as Justice Sandra Day
OConnor predicted, and we could not be more pleased
with the portrait of Judge Sparks." Marcy Greer,
President, Federal Bar Association, Austin
Its just marvelous. Its much better than
all the other ones hanging on the wall. Mrs. Melinda
The portrait has received so many favorable comments,
including one from a friend who stated that it brought tears
to her eyes. Alan B. Johnson, U.S. District
The portrait is phenomenal. People were overwhelmed
by it. Rosemary DePaolo, Chancellor, UNC-Wilmington
I felt as though I were looking at a mirror, not only
of my external self but also the internal me. Melissa
Essary, Dean, Campbell University Law School
Thank you for the beautiful portraits you painted for
us. Donald Petersen, former CEO, Ford Motor Company
Everyone in the room loved the portrait of President
Scott. I have been at many art events and this was the first
time everyone was speechless. Jolene Powell, Art
Department Chair, Marietta College
Its just wonderful, Michele. I cant thank
you enough. Gerard Schwarz, Conductor, Seattle
What counts is the painting itself and this one is
a beauty. Working with you was a pleasure, an experience we
would recommend to others with the greatest enthusiasm.
Francia Russell and Kent Stowell, Artistic Directors,
Pacific Northwest Ballet
"I thought the portrait of Edgar Martinez was magnificent.
Bud Selig, Commissioner, Major League Baseball