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 Rolling Stone, Major League Baseball, Entertainment Weekly, 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, Book Covers, Celebrities, Children, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Food, Futuristic, Historical, Information Graphics, Leisure, Music, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Romance, Science, Sci-Fi, Sports, Technology, Transportation, Wildlife, Americana, Food/Beverage, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic, Edgy, Environmental, Grunge, Urban