Michael is a painter and illustrator living in Sonoma County California.
After graduating from Art Center College of Design he worked in the entertainment and advertising industries in Los Angeles as a storyboard, pre-production and ideation artist for a wide range of clients including Disney Imagineering, Disney Online, Microsoft, Sony Television Animation, Activision, Warner Bros, Propaganda Films and Lucas Learning.
After moving to Northern California, Michael began painting both narrative and landscape paintings as well as continuing freelance work. In recent years he has created two Interactive Projects for Burning Man that received Honoraria Grants as well as assisting on others.
Michael has taught private painting workshops for over a decade.