Michael has over 25 years of creative event marketing experience with a degree in graphic design and a variety of expertise in photography. Michael has been represented in galleries in Southern California and accepted in national juried expositions for both painting and photography. Recent highlights include an honorable mention in the First Annual National Juried Exhibition Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, a Smithsonian associated exposition "Cosmos" with an alternative photographic acceptance and an honorable mention with the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild exposition "Borders". He has been a collector of photography for over 15 years. Recently, Michael has been merging his collection by digitally manipulating the historic images into a "Then and Now" and a "Figures in Nature" series.

Selected Exhibitions:

2019 "The Car Show" - Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville CA Nov 15 - Dec 28, 2019

2019 "Uplift- Celebrating the Sierra Nevada" - Arts Benicia Juried Exhibition - Oct 12 - Nov 3, 2019

2019 "Celebrate Ag", Madera County Arts Council & Circle Gallery Juried Exhibition - Sept 12 - Oct 23, 2019

2019 "Face of California", Santa Paula Art Museum, Int'l Juried Exhibition - May 18 - Sept 15, 2019

2019 Yosemite Western Artists 47th Annual Tri-County Exhibition - Third Place, May 7 – June 28, 2019

2019 "WHAT CLIMATE?!", HOTE Gallery, Int'l Juried Exhibition - March 10, 2019 - May 24, 2019

 

2018 "Art About Agriculture", Santa Paula Art Museum, Int'l Juried Exhibition - Nov 10, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019

2018 "Relationship", L.A. Photo Curator, International Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention, June - July

2018 "Connections", San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild Juried Exhibition -  May 31 - July 2

 

2017 First Annual National Juried Exhibition Wausau Museum WMOCA - Honorable Mention, Oct 6 - Dec 29

2017 "Dangerous Lullabies III", National exhibition in Crystal Lake's historic Dole Mansion - Oct 6 - 26

2017 “Cityscapes”, Fusion Arts Palm Springs Juried Exhibition - June 1 - 30

2017 “The Image of the Savage”, Rome - Italy at the space Millepiani Int'l Juried Exhibition- May 23 - 31

2017 “Retro Future”, Treat Gallery pop up exhibition - Manhattan, New York - May 11

 

2016 "A New View: A Photography Exhibition”, Pacific Art League Palo Alto CA - November 4 - 23

2016 "Chaos", Arc Gallery San Francisco National Juried Exhibition - May 7 - June 25

2016 "Fashion", The Studio Door San Diego National Juried Exhibition - March 5-27

 

2015 "Elemental - Air, Fire, Earth, Water" Fusion Arts Palm Springs Juried Exhibition - December 1 - 31

2015 "Borders", San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention, Oct 30 - Nov 22

2015 "World Wheels Into Richmond", Art Works Richmond International Juried Art Exhibition - Sept 18-27

2015 "Cosmos: Imagining the Universe", Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center In Association with the Smithsonian Institution National Juried Exhibition - February 13 - July 26

 

2014 "Artists for Art's Sake", Millard Sheets Gallery Pomona, CA Juried Art Exhibition -Nov. 15 - Dec. 19

 

2013 "The ReRite of Spring", Juried Exhibition, Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa CA - June 6 - 8

2013 "Travel in Time", Group Exhibition Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana CA - April 3 - May 11

 

2012 "All Media", Irvine Fine Art Center Juried Exhibition July 28 - August 25

Collections:

Private collection, Palos Verdes Estates CA

Private collection, Laguna Beach CA

Private collection, Frisco TX

Private collection, Marysville MI

Permanent collection, Wausau Museum WMOCA

Member:

Yosemite Western Artists

Los Angeles Center of Photography