Michael Petrovich was born in the Midwest and grew up in the southeast. He went to art school in South Carolina and discovered outsider artists living in Georgia. He began collecting art and the works started influencing his painting. He finished college and moved to France for 2 years, he continued painting and exhibiting in Paris. Then moved to NYC and became active with the NY art scene. He is residing now in San Diego since 2004 and started a family.
His work is influenced by primitive style and concept. Michael’s painting is for him a spiritual journey, it’s very expressive and personal. He utilizes many painting techniques and has studied fresco painting and loves painting on paper.