This is from Michael's bio. Michael is a West Virginia native and graduate of Shepherd University located in Shepherdstown, WV. After earning his BFA in Painting he continued his studies at the Schuler School of Fine Art in Baltimore, MD. Where he learned the skills and techniques associated with classical realist painting. Michael ,along with Emily Vaughn, started Badger Hound Studio and Gallery. So!… With that, sit back and relax and enjoy the Interview.