Honeycrisp Apple

Mike Kraus
2 min readApr 9, 2021

Honeycrisp Apple

acrylic paint on canvas board

8" x 10" (20.3 cm x 25.4 cm)


© copyright Mike Kraus
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The weekend before my birthday, my wife and I will stop by one of the many orchards near our home in upstate New York. Some of them are like carnivals with bounce houses, hay rides, and petting zoos. Others are simply apple farms that just grow apples. We’ll roam the grounds selecting a variety to bake into pies, cakes, and other treats. And, with any luck, it will keep the doctor away…

This painting would look best in a space that is red, yellow, orange, blue, purple, black, white, grey, beige, or wood

Having Fun During COVID-19


Mike Kraus was born on the industrial shoreline of Muskegon, Michigan. After earning his Fine Arts Degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he attended Grand Valley State University for his graduate degree. From there, he gained varied experiences from the Chicago Architecture Foundation, Art Institute of Chicago, Hauenstein Center For Presidential Studies, Lollypop Farm Humane Society, and the Children’s Memorial Foundation. And every place he worked, he had his sketchbook with him and found ways to be actively creative. In 2014, Kraus became a full-time artist by establishing Mike Kraus Art. Since then, he has sold hundreds of paintings that are displayed in nearly every state and dozens of countries. Currently, Kraus lives in Rochester, New York with his beautiful wife and goofy dog.

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