D. Michael Coffee's Profile
Thanks to his curiosity and steadfast interest in the arts, D. Michael Coffee began his art education long before he acquired his degree in Architecture in 1979. As a young boy, Coffee was constantly making things and derived great satisfaction from working with his hands. He visited museums regularly, and cultivated an early appreciation for the arts.
Coffee has been interested in ceramics since high school, where he served as a teaching assistant firing kilns, mixing glazes, and teaching himself to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although driven by an artist’s leanings, he chose to enter school to study Architecture. He applied and was accepted to the prestigious Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCIARC). After concentrated study, he graduated with honors and set about establishing his own practice. Even though he committed himself to his practice and clients, he w...
- Joined May 18, 2009