Michael’s professional career spans both traditional and technology-based methods. He began his professional career as an advertising and technical illustrator in the early 1980s, creating illustrations for the aerospace and retail industries. Some of his clients have included: Mitsubishi, Seiko Instruments, Mars Candy, Beckman Instruments and Sega Games. His personal work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, New York, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, Spectrum Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art and Applied Arts.
His digital work has been featured internationally in exhibitions and publications including The National Association of Desktop Publishing Journal, Artistry Magazine, and Corel Painter books. Michael received his B.F.A. from Laguna College of Art & Design and continued his graduate studies in illustration and printmaking at California University Long Beach where he received his M.F.A. degree. Michael began teaching at Laguna College of Art & Design in 1996 and was initiated into the National Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi in April 2005.
Horror Art: Michael Savas