Michael has since studied extensively
under the private tutelage of David A Leffel, and has received
numerous awards at shows across the country.
At the age of 24, Michael was featured in Southwest Art's "21
under 31" issue, highlighting America's promising young
artists. Michael's work has been collected all over the country,
as well as abroad in Europe and Mexico. Currently Michael resides
in Taos, New Mexico.
Michael had the honor of receiving
the Gold Medal award for Still-Life at the Bright Light Artists
Guild exhibition taking place at Legacy Gallery Scottsdale this
week. The awarding Jurors were David Leffel, Sherrie McGraw,
Gregg Kreutz, Jacqueline Kamin, and Rose Frantzen..