Mike Dale's Profile

About

Born of a love for doodling, patterns and multiples, Coffee in Bed is a window into my thoughts and likes. I hope you enjoy my original works of art and find that they warm your day...just like coffee in bed.

I've wanted to be an artist my entire life....there was no question as to what I wanted to do for as long as I remember. It was in second grade that I realized I was an artist when the other kids were wanting me to complete their drawing assignments. I graduated from West Virginia State University in 2000 with a BA in Art, specializing in graphic design. Throughout art school, I loved painting, ceramics, drawing and photography, but my path led me to a healthy graphic design career. Yet something was missing, and I needed to return to making with my hands. I had a soulful yearning for getting back to handmade art works, and happily discovered that printmaking filled that void in many…

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  • Male
  • Born on May 30
  • Joined April 29, 2011

Favorite materials

Paper, Ink, Paint

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CoffeeInBed
Linocut block prints & other original art...

About

Born of a love for doodling, patterns and multiples, Coffee in Bed is a window into my thoughts and likes. I hope you enjoy my original works of art and find that they warm your day...just like coffee in bed.

I've wanted to be an artist my entire life....there was no question as to what I wanted to do for as long as I remember. It was in second grade that I realized I was an artist when the other kids were wanting me to complete their drawing assignments. I graduated from West Virginia State University in 2000 with a BA in Art, specializing in graphic design. Throughout art school, I loved painting, ceramics, drawing and photography, but my path led me to a healthy graphic design career. Yet something was missing, and I needed to return to making with my hands. I had a soulful yearning for getting back to handmade art works, and happily discovered that printmaking filled that void in many ways.

I love all things printed, and I relish in the variances that the handmade process creates.

I live and work in Asheville, NC with my wife and son, and our two dogs. Check out the links below to see more about us!

My wife Heather and I also work on other Etsy shops. Find them here...
Visit our vintage shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/elementvintage
Heather's Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/elementclaystudio

If you have any questions or comments, just send me a "convo", or email coffeeinbedprints [!at] gmail.com

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All images: © 2016 Michael Dale

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