As the son of a Polaroid executive, Michael has been immersed in photography his entire life. In 1990, he turned his passion for photography into a profession. Early in his career he worked for several national portrait corporations and in 1992 he purchased a high-end portrait photography business in Topsfield, Massachusetts. He has exhibited his fine art photography for the past four decades in both group and solo shows. He currently owns and operates a fine art photography business.
As the “son of a son of a sailor” Michael has always been drawn to the sea, and the majority of his fine art photography work reflects this. He spent his childhood summers sailing on Cape Cod Bay and currently lives in Beverly, MA. He is surrounded daily in beauty of the sea, sky, sand, wind, weather and light of the coastline and all things nautical.
Michael has also been teaching photography at Endicott College since 1995. He is Professor of Photography and Coordinator of Digital Imaging for the School of Visual and Performing Arts. He designed and taught the first digital photography class at Endicott in 2002. He teaches all levels of digital photography classes from portraiture to fine art. As Coordinator of Digital Imaging, he oversees digital technologies for the Arts Center and manages the Photography Studio, the Mac Labs, PC Labs, the Digital Print Lab and the Digital Alchemy Lab. He has a Bachelor of the Arts and a Master of the Arts from Boston College.