About the Artist
Mike’s work has been shown in regional and national shows, a handful of solo shows and won several awards. Some awards were First Place at the Falls Church Festival in 2017, First at the Paint Berlin! (MD) in 2016, and Second at the Strokes of Genius National exhibit held at the Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD. In 2016, his piece, Eckington Korner was acquired for The Washingtonia Collection through the DC Creates! Public Art Program. He had a solo show in 2018 at The Art League in Alexandria, VA. Fall 2015, was a solo show at the 43rd Street Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA and in 2014 had an exhibit at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, PA. Later that year the piece Possessions was created for the Westmoreland’s “Peddling Personalities” exhibit. A Fellowship to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts was in 2015. He maintains a studio nearby.