Born and raised in Philadelphia PA., Michael graduated from the Art Institute of Philadelphia. He moved to Cincinnati right after college in 1985 and has been pursuing a career as a freelance illustrator ever since. His work has included illustrations for such companies as Procter & Gamble Co., Kenner corp. the Kroger Co., Hallmark and a number of small publishing companies, advertising agencies, studios and corporations.
He opened Anything Airbrushed plus in 1991 with studios in various locations throughout the Cincinnati area over the years as well as inside the Beach Waterpark since 1995
The main studio is currently located in Sharonville Ohio.