Michael is an artist currently living in Columbus Ohio. He received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University, and his Master of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University, with a focus in printmaking. Much of his work is an exploration into Heavy Metal Culture and its relevance to his upbringing in the suburban Midwest. Michael has shown both nationally in internationally, and currently organizes shows in the Columbus area while teaching fine art at the college level. He's a principal contributor for the artist publication Keith Ledger, which release its first issue in 2014, and is also member of the printmaking group Flood Wall Press.