Michael has been working as a painter and designer for over 20 years. His work has been exhibited in various galleries and museums throughout the country including The Carnegie Musueum of Art, The Austin Museum of Digital Art, The Westmoreland Museum of Art, UICA/Michigan, and The Mattress Factory.
His clients have included The Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, Nintendo, IBM, Sony Pictures and Panasonic. His work has been published widely in various publications including TIME, The Wall Street Journal, How Magazine, Graphis, London’s Computer Arts, BIg Magazine, The Book of Probes by Marshall Mcluhan (designed by David Carson), Big Magazine and Speak.
His collaboration with José Muniain on the short film installation “Navarro”, which documented his painting process, was a finalist in the D.C. Independent Film Festival. Some recent projects include the main lobby interior collections for Bakery Living and Bakery Living Blue, The Hardy House at Nemacolin Woodlands, large scale works for The PPG Paints Arena and commissioned work for The New York Pro Surf Competition and The Quiksilver Pro France. His work has also featured prominently on the sets of several feature films and television series, including Trouble With The Curve, The Last Witch Hunter and HBO’s Banshee.
Gallery and consultancy representation has included Bill Lowe Gallery/Atlanta, The Morrison Gallery/Connecticut, The Marshall Gallery/Scottsdale, Craighead/Green Gallery/Dallas, Zadok Gallery/Miami, Carol Rubenstein and Associates/Philadelphia and Farmboy Fine Arts/ Vancouver.
He currently divides his time working and living in Pittsburgh and Brooklyn.