Michael Massenburg was born in San Diego, California and studied at California State University, Long Beach and Otis Art Institute. Massenburg has exhibited in galleries and museums, completed private commissions, and worked on public art projects throughout the country and abroad. Some of his public works includes Verizon, MTA, ESPN and the American Jazz Museum. He is the recipient of grants from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the California Arts Council. His work also resides in many private collections. Michael’s artwork is represented by M Hanks Gallery in Santa Monica California.