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I have exhibited in group shows and one-man exhibits for the past several years in New York, Los Angeles, and during Art Basel Miami.  

EXHIBITS & ACCOLADES:  

1986: Collaboration with Keith Haring on mural. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

1987: Facilitator and contributing artist on Keith Haring's Statue of Liberty Project. New York.  

1989: Solo Exhibit. Red Zone Gallery. New York.  

1991: Group show. Arlene Altman Gallery. Beverly Hills.  

1992: Group show. Galleria Pacifico. Mexico.  

1992: “Adam and Eve” painting acquired for permanent collection. Museo Del Cuale. Mexico.  

1994-95: Director of Development (Photograohy). IMG Models. New York.  

1998: "The Boy & The Prince", Michael's first novel is completed.  

1999-2001: Roving Fridays: Several pieces in op-up group shows. Wynwood, Miami.  

2003: “33.1 INsiTions”: Solo exhibit of conceptual text paintings. Diaspora Vibe Gallery. Miami Design District.  

2004: “Fuck Shame. Strip Fear.” Art Basel. Solo exhibit. Urban Art Farm. Miami.  

2005: “Urban Decay.” Solo exhibit of photography during Art Basel. Urban Art Farm. Wynwood, Miami.  

2006: Named on of the 50 most influential people. "Miami Sunpost".  

2008: Paintings in group show: Andy Warhol Dead at 21. World of Wonder Gallery. Hollywood.  

2010: Painting in group show: Just Britney. World of Wonder Gallery. Hollywood.  

Michael’s projects and ventures have repeatedly been covered in media outlets such as The New York Post, The New York Daily News, New York Magazine, Interview Magazine, Paper Magazine, Ocean Drive Magazine, The Village Voice, New Times, The Miami Herald, Sunpost, and on numerous cable network and cable TV shows, including MTV, VH-1 and Logo.  

Michael has been featured in the following non-fiction and semi-fictitious books:  

So80s – Patrick McMullen  

The Golden Age of Disco – Anthony Haden Guest  

Party Monster – James St. James  

Clubland – Frank Owen  

Diary of a South Beach Party Girl – Gwen Cooper  

Michael has been written about by the following journalists and authors and captured on film by the following photographers.  

Patrick McMullen, Richard Johnson, William Norwhich, Liz Smith, Francesco Scavullo, Dah-Len, Leslie Abravanal, Tara Solomon, Glenn Albin, Suzy Buckley, Tom Austin, Eric Newill, Jacquelynne Powers, Karl Simone, John Simone, Carl Zablotney, Jason Bell, William Iannarelli, Kevin Hopper, Andy Zeffer, Daisy D., Adora, Tony Miros, Peter Davis, Mark Berkley, Tina Paul, JR Davis, Jose Antonio, Tom Grizzle, Seth Browarnick, Mark Haines, Michael Murphy, Steven Saban, Brain Keith, Stephan Lupino, Tomas Loewi, Robert Lakow