Michael was raised in late 80's, early 90's skateboard culture. His work lives in a unique place created by melding his DIY attitude with finely honed skills and knowledge of brand design. The results are always something special. A combination which has produced impressive work in many forums and mediums - filmmaking, product design, retail design, and art direction
Since Michael's first solo art exhibition in 2002, his artwork has been exhibited in hundreds of exhibitions worldwide and he has worked as a creative director and consultant with Nike, Levi's, Girl Skateboards, Quiksilver, Stussy, and DC among others.
Michael is currently based in San Francisco where he splits his time between shaping surfboards in his studio and creative direction and consulting.