Mike has been a freelance illustrator for about 25 years since graduating with distinction from San Francisco's Academy of Art College (now University). His artistic wheelhouse is editorial, storytelling images with a humorous twist and a keen focus on caricature. Over the years, Mike has amassed a client list that includes Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, The Progressive, Major League Baseball, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Scholastic, AT&T, Boys' Life, TV Guide, and McGraw-Hill. His work has won recognition from American Illustration, 3x3 International Illustration, and the Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles. Mike resides in Sacramento, California with his wife Shirley, a graphic designer and fine artist, and their temperamental cat Mocha.
Acrylic, Caricature, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Painterly, Stylized, Whimsical, Film/Entertainment
Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Architecture, Book Covers, Celebrities, Children, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Food, Futuristic, Health, Historical, Icons, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Music, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Religious, Romance, Science, Sci-Fi, Sports, Technology, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Americana, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic, Edgy, Environmental, Grunge, Urban