Recent work includes a commissioned piece for the Lansing Board of Water & Light; a permanent sculpture at ALIVE in Charlotte, MI; I have had sculptures exhibited through Midwest Sculptural Initiative in Vandalia,OH; Valpariso, IN; Dearborn, MI; Hastings, MI; and at the Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI.  My work was in the 2014 Biennial Sculpture Invitational at the Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI; I currently have work at the Walk of Art Sculpture Gallery, Elk Rapids, MI; and at the Pure Michigan Building in downtown Lansing, MI.

 More new work includes "SCULPTURE"; "Moon Throw"; and, "Space Man".

 Additional recent work is below and in the Portfolio

My work has been acquired by individuals throughout the country including the states of Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, Washington 

I have worked with glass artist Craig Mitchell Smith on collaborative flora pieces for exhibits at:

  • Dow Gardens, Midland, MI (2011)
  • Planterra Gardens, Bloomfield, MI (2012)
  • ALIVE, Hayes Green Beach Hospital, Charlotte, MI (permanent sculpture) (2012)
  • Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Norfolk, VA (2013)
  • Chicago Garden Show (2014)
  • Minneapolis, MN (2014)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO (opening May 2017)

Other exhibits have included:

     

  • A Taste of Art & Life, Lansing, MI (Arts Council of Greater Lansing May 2013) 
  • Hastings Sculpture Tour, Hastings, MI (May 2013- June 2014) 
  • Sculpture in the Park, Lansing, MI (summer 2013, Wentworth Park Exhibition)
  • Art Alley, exhibition August 2012, Lansing, MI
  • 4 Artist Exhibit, Durand Union Station, Durand, MI through Michigan Art Share (June 2012)
  • Old Town Art Walk, Lansing, MI (2010)
  • Frary Gallery, Sarasota, FL (2010)
_________________________________

Member Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Work available at:

  1. Twisted Fish Gallery, Elk Rapids, MI 

 CONTACT:

 Please call Michael for a tour of his home sculpture garden in East Lansing to view work in the environment.  Commissions welcome.  517-980-0308   magnotta111@gmail.com