Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and animation from Philadelphia College of Art, UARTS. He has worked in the animation industry in many roles. Before joining 100 Chickens productions he worked as a digital designer for Nickelodeon’s The Wonder Pets! and Blues Clues.
Michael has worked on several animated projects as background color supervisor including: Disney’s Doug, Doug’s 1st Movie, PB&J Otter, Daria, and Nickelodeon’s Doug. He painted color backgrounds for the theatrical film Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. While working at MTV Animation he was the Animation Production Supervisor for the music video I Got You Babe starring Cher and Beavis and Butt-Head. Two of his abstract animated films are included in the absolute film series Synthetic Movements distributed by The American Federation of Arts. Michael is a member of the electronic musical group Crash Course in Science.