About

Michael is a seasoned hybrid of Fine Arts and Graphic Design with experience in bilingual studio instruction, organizational leadership, and art direction; both domestic and foreign. His background includes a Disney film, the International Baccalaureate Organization, and artworks showcased overseas. He is an asset to any team.

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Art Exhibitions

2012

11th Annual National Arts Exhibit | Group
Government Center Atrium Gallery, Ventura, California, USA
Awarded Second Place, Professional Level

2011

10th Annual National Arts Exhibit | Group
Government Center Atrium Gallery, Ventura, California, USA

2008

Incubadora Surrealista | Solo
Museo Institutional Comfamiliar, Barranquilla, Colombia

2007

Ejercicios Artísticos | Tri-Artist
Galeria Distrital, Barranquilla, Colombia

1996

On Display | Two-Artist
Na Na, Santa Monica, California, USA

1994

Outstanding Room Only | Group
Northlight Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

Palos Pulpos Pinturas Solo No.1 | Solo
Galerie Alliance Française, Barranquilla, Colombia

1991

AISC Sixth Annual Juried Student Exhibition | Group
Muriel Reynolds Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, USA

1990

Imagination Celebration | Group
Mission Viejo Mall, Mission Viejo, California, USA

Color It Orange | Group
Ettinger Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, USA

Youth Expo
Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, California, USA

Let’s Face It! | Group
ICV Gallery Hall, Irvine, California, USA

1986

Tri-Cities | Group
The USC Atelier, Santa Monica, California, USA


Commissions

2012

Portrait of Nicole Wagemann | Private
Oxnard, California, USA

2011

Portrait of Dr. Amr Hussein | Corporate
Gold Diamond Group SAE, Cairo, Egypt


Education

2016 (anticipated)

Bachelor of Fine Arts | Painting and Drawing
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California, CA