Education:
BA - Fine Art, California State, San Bernardino
Graduate work - California State, Fullerton
Lifetime Teaching Credential - Fine Arts - California

Represented by:
Off the Beaten Path Gallery, Cloudcroft, NM
Old Lincoln Gallery, Lincoln, NM


Michael has been creating works of art for over 40 years, an art educator for twenty-eight years, and an art gallery proprietor for twenty, he earned his degree in Fine Art from California State University, studying with noted artists O.K. Harry and Joseph Moran.


Solo Art Exhibitions
2016 - Off The Beaten Path  Anniversary Show, Cloudcroft, NM Oct. 23-25.

2015 - Meanderings, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM July 11-31.
2015 - Dollhouses to Dali, The Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, Jan.16-May 3.
2014 - It’s Only Make Believe, 40 Year Retrospective, The Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper WY, Feb.7-May 27
2013 - Odd Caravan, Grand Bohemian Gallery, Taos, NM, Nov. 11-Jan.5.
2013 - Through The Side Door, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM Sept. 7-30.
2011 - Persons of Interest, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM Sept. 10-Aug.3.
2010 - Roadside Attraction, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM  July 31-Aug.31.
1999 - Little Big Skies, Copeland Gallery, Alamogordo, NM May 1-June1.
1998 - New Works, Eagle Ranch Art Gallery, Alamogordo, NM Aug.1-31.
1997 - Wings and Flight, Eugene Manlove Rhodes Room, Alamogordo, NM.


Two-Person Art Exhibitions
2018 - Paint and Patina, Fine Art Show, Corrales, NM Dec. 6-9
2017 - Paint and Patina, A Three Man Show, Corrales, NM Dec. 2-3
2016 - Paint and Patina, A Three Man Show, Corrales, NM Dec. 4-5

2015 - Paint and Patina, A Three Man Show, Corrales, NM Dec. 5-6
2013 - Paint and Patina, Synchronicity of Form, La Luz, NM.
1999 - The Note, Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, Alamogordo, NM Oct. 15-Nov.15.
1995 - Different Sons, Eagle Ranch Art Gallery, Alamogordo, NM Nov.1-30
1977 - Alumni Exhibition, Riverside City College, Riverside, CA.
1976 - The Messengers, Open Gallery, San Bernardino, CA.

Group/Invitational Art Exhibitions/Other

2018 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 26 - June 26
2017 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 13 - June 9

2016 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 3- May 31
2015 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 2-June 2.
2014 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 10-June10.
2013 - Major Arcana, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM Oct. 12-Nov 9.
2013 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 4-31.
2012 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM May 3-31.
2011 - Dia de los Muertos, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM Oct.8-Nov.8.
2011 - In Microscale, Metallo Gallery, Madrid, NM April 26-May31.
2011 - Best of the Northwest, Seattle, WA.
2010 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
2009 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
2008 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
2006 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
2005 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
2004 - Art for Hope, Caja de Esperanza, Albuquerque, NM.
1999 - A Tribute to New Mexico Artisans, Alamogordo, NM.
1997 - Juried Art Invitational, Copeland Gallery, Alamogordo, NM.
1991 - Art Educators of Southern New Mexico Invitational, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM.
1987 - Art Director, Connections, Alamogordo, NM.

Collections (selected)

Nicolaysen Art Museum Permanent Collection, Casper, WY
Marriott Corporate Collection, Atlanta, GA.
New Mexico State Capital Permanent Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Otero County Art in Public Places Permanent Collection, Otero County, NM
GCR Medical Center Permanent Collection, Alamogordo, NM                             
Locanda del Gallo, Permanent Collection, S. Christina, Umbria, IT
Daniel Rothfeld and Laurie J. Woliung, Washington, D.C.
Professor Patrice Case, Geneseo, NY
Professor and Mrs. Tom Johnson, Riverside, CA
Dr. Sean Danby and Dr. Meghan Clancy-Danby, East Hampton, CT
Norette and Don Gilbert, Riverside, CA
Tracy Ragan and Steve Taylor, Cerrillos, NM
Jan and Chris Turri, Albuquerque, NM
Richard Allred, Santa Fe, NM
Joel and Diana Hamilton, Alamogordo, NM
Wayne and Millie Martin, Orlando, FL
Shawn and Kelley Quarles, Tularosa, NM
Heather Wilder, San Francisco, CA
Susan Ryan, Albuquerque, NM
Mary Jane McKitis,  Alcacer do Sal, Portugal

Dr. Christopher and Antonyia Owens, Cambridge, MA
Susan and Michael Shyne, Alamogordo, NM
Ms. Jennifer Harvey, Natick, MA
Mrs. Sunny Falconer, Alamogordo, NM
Richard Owens, Warrenton, VA
Former NM State Representative “Toots” Green, Alamogordo, NM
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Daniel, Phoenix, AZ
Gordon and Molly Schweers, Ft. Meyers, FL
Kjersti and Skip Berry, Banning, CA
Honorable Donald S. Mitchell, San Francisco, CA
Edward and Barbara Burzillo, La Placitas, NM
Terry and Mary Schul, Crane, TX
Perry and Sue Hisaw, Alamogordo, NM
Jared and Whitney Hedge, Lawrence, KS
James and Patricia Hale, Morrison, CO