Mike Coleman's Profile
I was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and began my art career in my early 30’s, after trying many different jobs and careers in the 70’s and early 80’s, including drafting, architecture and 4 years in the United States Air Force from 1973 to 1977. I completed my Bachelor of Fine Arts at Louisiana Tech University in 1985 and a Masters of Art in Education degree from the College of Santa Fe in 2005. I worked for many years as an illustrator and graphic designer while working nights and weekends to develop a personal style of painting.
I moved to New Mexico in the mid 90’s to expand my artistic options and worked for a local art company in Albuquerque. I worked with some very talented individuals during that period and developed some long term friendships from the art experiences we shared. We worked on many commercial art projects, creating murals, 3 dimensional art, graphics, faux finishes, signage,…
- Born on May 2
- Joined June 30, 2011