Michael grew up in Williamstown MA. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College where he majored in Art, a PhD in Psychology from New York University and a Master of Public Health from Yale. After careers as a clinical psychologist and researcher in New York City he returned to painting and sculpture. He has also published two Novels, THAT WAS THEN in 2007 and OFFSPRING in 2012. He now paints and sculpts full time in Morris, Ct.
He has shown his work in galleries throughout western Connecticut including the New Britain Museum of American Art. He has also shown in Provincetown MA, Palm Beach Fl, and New York City.
He is represented by the Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia and the MM Gallery in Southampton NY.