A native of Southern California, Michael Obermeyer received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at California State University Long Beach.
His twenty year career in illustration included works for Disney Studios, the Anaheim Angels, and the US Air Force.
Because of his background in illustration, Michael is equally comfortable with the landscape and the figure and is renowned for his work with both. He recently won the Gold Medal at the Carmel Art Festival and
in 2015, he was honored with the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association's "Lifetime Achievement Award".
Michael is the Vice President and a Signature Member of the California Art Club,
and a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.