Direct yet conceptual. Provocative and engaging. Design & illustration for brands, publications, and people.


To laugh often and much* …

An optimist with a passion for collaborative creative development, I’m a dynamic creative team leader. My multidisciplinary experience with brand creation and management enables me to bring a wider perspective to any project I work on.

Beyond the sketchbook, Michael is an avid runner, cyclist, and mountain hiker. He lives with his wife and children in Seattle, Washington, where outdoor adventures, regardless of season, are virtually endless.

*(Success, Ralph Waldo Emerson)