Born 1966 at Murwillumbah hospital
Painting for approximately 5 years after a career as a teachers aid for Koori kids, Michael's works hang in several private collections across Australia.
With several exhibitions under his belt Michael's modern style continues to develop while maintaining story.
2009 'Men's Business' Ballina Regional Gallery
2010 'Lovers in my Country' Dacou Gallery Northern Rivers
2011 'Bringing it Home' Grafton Regional Gallery
2011 'The Young Years' Lismore Regional Gallery
2012 'My Saltwater Murris' Dacou Gallery Northern Rivers
2013 Artist Book Project. Arts Northern Rivers
Shirley Kennedy Encouragement Award Tweed Regional Gallery
NSW Parliament Art Prize Commendation
1995 Bachelor of Indigenous Music CASM Adelaide
2012 Regional Sustainable investment Department Grant
2013 Australia Council indigenous Art promotion Grant