Michael has participated in exhibitions at The Butler Institute of American Art, The Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Indiana; and, TheParkersburg Art Center. He has had many solo exhibitions in institutions and galleries in Columbus, Zanesville, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Knoxville, and San Diego. Michael served as Artist-in-Residence at Capital University,. taught at the Columbus College of Art and Design,and the Ohio State University,Columbus,
I make paintings of the landscape. Based on memory and observation, I make my paintings both fast and rather slowly. With several paintings in process at once and using many layers of paint I develop a sense of light and space that is palpable.