Mike Shaft's Profile
Welcome to nature as seen through my eyes and hands in my shop called AspenSpirit. I live, and create my art in Park County, Colorado, from the natural resources available, and from the spectacular landscape views.
Living at 9k can be tough at times, but it has its rewards.
Since a family vacation here in 1966, my goal was to live and thrive in the Colorado mountains.
Having a seasonal business allowed me 3 months off a year, and off season's teach you quickly that hobbies are needed. With my experience in wood finishing, and my new found ability to walk in the woods with open eyes to the treasures that abound, my hobby began. My hobby became a passion, my garage became my shop, and in 2004, with encouragement from artist friends, Aspen Spirit was born.
I am self-taught, and God taught in seeing the beauty in a piece of wood that most…
- Born on November 24
- Joined May 1, 2011