Born in 1970 just outside Detroit, MI. Michael Joseph Mikolon was destine to be an artist. Art was the only thing he new from a very young age. The passion for his talent drove him to seek higher education as he obtained a BFA at Center for Creative Studies, CCS in downtown Detroit. After school a love for nature and the great outdoors lead him to his now home in Northern California. Working as an art teacher and painting the landscape as well as the figure. Watercolor is a huge part of how he expresses himself, but not the only medium. Digital and oil are two other facets of what he loves to work with.