Seth Michael Forman is an American contemporary painter who depicts both real and invented people set within remote fictional landscapes, thus creating characters who play roles like actors on a stage. He received a BA, Magna Cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Potsdam in 1984, and received an MFA and a President's Merit Scholarship from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 1989.
Featured image: Seth Michael Forman - Fatbelly,
2001 (detail). Oil on Canvas. 30 × 23 1/2 in. 76.2 × 59.7 cm. Photo courtesy