Since his early childhood years in Oklahoma, Michael's unique artistic talent was evident.  

He studied interior architecture at the nationally recognized program at Kansas State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Interior Architecture with Honors in 1982.  It was there he discovered architectural illustration as a fusion of design and art.  

His career took off as an interior architectural designer and illustrator, working in top firms in  Atlanta, San Francisco and Dallas including 20 years with hospitality design giant Hirsch Bedner Associates, working on luxury hotel and residential projects around the globe.

Michael currently works out of his studio in Atlanta, specializing in professional hand renderings for clients across the United States.