Michael Kessler (b. 1954) is an American artist known for his geometric and colorful paintings. Born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, he attended Kutztown University and studied and painted in New York as part of the Whitney Independent Study Program. Most of his works are Abstract and are inspired by nature, and he primarily uses acrylic paint on wood panels. His pieces are characterized by swirling shapes broken into blocks of different colors and often incorporate an earth-tone palette and geometric grids. He has exhibited his work at Gallery Bienvenu in New Orleans, Madison Gallery in La Jolla, and Lanoue Fine Art in Boston. The artist also received the Rome Prize in 1991 and Pollock-Krasner Award in 1992.