Michael grew up in Plainview, New York, and attended Plainview–Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School, where he focused his studies in the visual arts. A Promising Artist Scholar, Michael matriculated to the University of the Arts, formerly known as the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, from which he graduated in 2002 with a BFA in graphic design and a minor in digital fine arts. In addition, he completed a workshop in letterform design with distinguished instructor André Gürtler from Basel, Switzerland.
Michael has professional experience in:
• Brand development
• Color theory
• Environmental graphics
• Logo design
• Photo retouching
• Print design
• Usability design
• Website design
His conceptual thinking blends with his technical expertise and creative vision to bring projects from inception to completion, delivering the customer’s desired outcome within tight deadlines and staying within budget.
Michael lives in Simsbury, Connecticut with his wife, Tracy, and two sons, Caleb and Ethan.
He enjoys the outdoors, whether he is working on the latest backyard project, hiking or biking with his family, or volunteering his time to the Simsbury Youth Sports organizations.