Mike is an award-winning painter whose work has been displayed at the National Arts Gallery & Salmagundi Club in New York City as well as the Butler Institute of American Art and the Canton Museum in Ohio. For the past 5 years he has served as the director of oils as an elected member on the board of the Allied Artists of America - one of the oldest art groups in the country. He has taken select classes at the School of Visual Arts and Grand Central Academy in NYC. He has also participated in workshops by Ben Fenske, Casey Baugh, and Daniel Sprick. Mike is committed to producing quality work while continuing to grow and develop his skills as an artist and painter.