Michael was born in Liverpool in 1956, he studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Wigan School of Art and Design, but after two years he decided to leave and moved to London where he worked as a freelance illustrator. In a career spanning 25 years, he worked for most of the major advertising agencies in the capital.
Since moving back to Liverpool in 2002 Michael has concentrated on developing his painting. His main interests are Portraiture and Landscape, whether urban or country and the depiction of the human figure. He is greatly influenced by the works of John S Sargent, Lucien Freud.
He has taken part in a number of group exhibitions, both in London and Liverpool, his work is also held in numerous private collections throughout the UK.
October 2, 2018
Cityscapes, Painting, M - P