En Plein Air Painting, Curracloe Beach, Wexford, Ireland, July 2019

Terra Firma Series exhibit, RobertKen Galleries, Marietta, GA, May 2019.


Award Winner 2018 Dogwood Exhibit, Atlanta Artist Center Grandview Gallery, May 6th – May 24th

Award for one of my three paintings, “Nightfall on the Pamlico” 

Juried selected in 2018 Power Lines Exhibition, The Atlanta Artist Center Grandview Gallery, May 27th – July 29th

Wilde Hope Art Gallery, Alpharetta, GA – WOW x 6 Exhibit, September 22 – October 6, 2018


Jury Selected Fall Arts Festival on Ponce, Atlanta, October 20, 21

Two Man Show, Wild Hope Art Gallery, Opening October 27th

Jury selected Chastain Park Arts Festival, Atlanta, November 3, 4

Featured artist at RobertKent Galleries, Church St, Marietta, GA 

Featured Artist, Art Walk Marietta, GA  at RobertKent Galleries, November 2018

Feature Artist, ArtWalk Marietta, GA at RobertKent Galleries, December 2018 


Featured artist RobertKent Galleries for 2019.

Highlighted Artist

Juried in and Highlighted Artist in the 8th Annual Coconut Point New Years Eave Art Festival, Florida.

December 29th – 30th


Featured Artist at the Strand Theater, Marietta Square, GA. Summer of 2109.

Michael was born in Dublin, Ireland and graduated from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in 1974, ranked one of the top 100 universities in the world in 2016.  He was awarded a full merit scholarship to NCAD, followed by a national competitive design award for a one-year residency scholarship at the Kilkenny Design Workshop, located in the historic Ormond castle grounds in Kilkenny. Upon graduation coupled with experience at Kilkenny in ceramics and industrial design, he went on to win a national design scholarship award in industrial design to study for a Master of Arts in Industrial Design at Birmingham Polytechnic, now the University of Central England. He held a lifetime tenure position at the Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland as Lecturer in visual Comminutions. Since moving the United States in 1987, he spent most of his career in “C” level positions in IT, healthcare technology, biomedical and related industries.

Michael is now a full-time artist working from his studio at the Artisan Resource Center, Marietta, Georgia. He has completed many commissioned works and jury accepted in numerous art exhibits. 


Member Atlanta Artist Center (AAC)

Member, American Impressionist Society (AIS)

      Atlanta Artist Center (ACC) Grandview Avenue Gallery, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA 


Gallery Representation

Regional Representation provided by

RobertKent Galleries, 85 Church St. Marietta, GA