“Mywork with the human form attempts to find a rhythm and balance in our lives, reflecting and realising our imperfections and then counterbalancing them with positivity and support in order to achieve a visual and spiritual equilibrium within ourselves and the world around us”
Michael works almost exclusively in bronze having been fascinated with the medium from his very first visit to a foundry; its fluidity and the challenges it presents is reflected and expressed in all his work. His distinctive, elongated figures are often impressed with emotive words and objects to create hugely expressive and textural surfaces. Solitary or grouped, his figures represent how we live in the world, combining the influences of family, friends, environment and society.
Following a successful career in business Michael made a life changing decision to pursue his ambition to become a sculptor. He studied at Chelsea College of Fine Art and since 2000 has been working from his studio close to Tate Modern at The Sculpture Academy in Southwark, London.
He was named official artist for the BT Art of Sport Programme for the 2012 London Olympics and was for many years a resident artist at The Art Academy, London.
Working in Bermondsey, his studio is in a set of old railway arches and the foundry a short distance away in east London.