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On Etsy since 2008

Mike is a robot sculptor, painter, artist & storyteller

Mike has been sculpting and painting most of his life. Since 2004, he has been exploring his one-of-a-kind robot art, the Slobots.

Slobots are the good guys and are an exercise in exploring human emotions. They are not destructive but work in conjunction with people, animals and the planet, with a desire to bring a message of hope.

A Slobot is created with old and new materials, and often incorporates bits and pieces of recyclable materials and other everyday detritus.
These re-purposed parts come together blending art and technology to create a Slobot healer, helper or friend.

Mike is a robot sculptor, painter, artist and storyteller. His robot art creations are explored in both 2D and 3D mediums. Slobots have been shown in New York City, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Istanbul and worldwide. He has been featured in various publications and art books such as “Dot Dot Dash:
Designer Toys, Action Figures And Character Art”.

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  • Professional Printer

    Raleigh, NC

    My professional printing partner helps me bring my designs come to life in formats that I cannot entirely make on my own.

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Last updated on December 1, 2018
I have been painting and sculpting since I was about 8 years old. My most recent passion has been a virtual universe of robots that i call the "Slobots". The Slobots are an entire universe of friendly, human loving robots that are about hope and finding a place in the universe. In my shop you will find one-of-a-kind, original art of both my Slobots and other paintings and sculptures, as well as giclee prints of the Slobots.

I have also been selling my robot art for several years via my own website and i blog at for anyone that wants to keep up with the Slobot universe in detail.

Featured in Dot Dot Dash!: Designer Toys, Action Figures and Characters (2007)


I Love My Robot - Louise Brown Gallery at Duke University, Durham, NC
There Are Robots On Every Corner – Page-Walker Arts and History Center, Cary, NC

Art on the Move – City of Raleigh, NC
Blamo Minky Show – The Bird’s Nest Gallery, Aspen, CO

Through the Looking Glass – LITM, Jersey City, NJ
Spectrum: Light, Robots & Contrast – Litmus Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Anything Goes – Litmus Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Project Red Light: JustArt – Raleigh, NC
Art Without Borders 2 – Art Whino, Washington, DC

Blamo 5th Anniversary Show – Toy Art Gallery, Los Angles, CA
Music to My Ears – Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
TAG Anniversary Show – Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Project Red Light: Reclaiming the Discarded (Best in Show) – Raleigh, NC

Toying With Art – Cameron Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC
Kaiju Comrades 2 – Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Love Movement – New People Gallery, San Francisco
Qeeology 2.5 – Marz Martini Bar, Lincoln, NE
Sketchbot Custom Show 2 – Munky King Gallery, Los Angeles
The Jouwe Show – Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Experiment 626 Disney Stitch Show – Comicon International, San Diego, CA

Thawed Out: Visions of the Future – NowHere Limited Gallery, Boulder, CO
Multiversal @ Art Basel Miami – Miami, FL
Toy Karma 2 – Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago, IL
Dog Days of Summer – Marsh House Art, Charleston, WV
Three Guy’s Art – Wilmington, NC
Robo Lucha Show – International Touring Group Show – Luxembourg, Istanbul, Cologne, Manchester (UK), Lille (FR)

Kaiju Invades NYC – The Showroom NYC, New York City
Zakkamono Miao Show – Subtext Gallery, San Diego, CA
Madl Citizens – Lift Gallery, Detroit, MI
This B.U.D.’s For You – Hero Design Studio, Buffalo, NY
Multiple Personalities – Lift Gallery, Detroit, MI
NonPareil – NowHere Limited Gallery, Boulder, CO
Summer of Munny – Lift Gallery, Detroit, MI
Monster Mayhem – Low Brow Gallery Atlanta, Altanta, GA
Toyko Plastic Invades NYC – The Showroom NYC, New York City
MOOOOOD Swings – Lift Gallery, Detroit, MI
World of Imagination – APW Gallery, New York City

Bart Simpson Art Exhibition Tour – The Showroom NYC, New York City, Hong Kong China, Los Angeles

Uberbot Munny Show (Best in Show) – Uberbot Gallery, Orlando, FL

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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All sales are final. If you have any questions please feel free to send us an email, i am sure we can work it out
We accept Paypal only. Payment due upon purchase.
We ship to U.S. and Global Paypal confirmed addresses.
Please contact us for a shipping quote and to verify that we ship to your country. We cannot and will not ship items to unconfirmed paypal addresses.

All orders shipped USPS or UPS Ground unless noted and will include delivery confirmation. Insurance is optional for an additional fee. We are not responsible for uninsured packages.
We love to combine shipping. Highest shipping rate applied first and other items can be added to the order for as little as 50 cents, however, each listing is different as some of our items are large and heavy, and may require extra shipping charges.
Additional policies and FAQs
custom slobots may be requested, just send me a convo...