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Michael Horwitz


Michael Horwitz is an artist based in Portland, Oregon. Originally from Virginia, he made his first paper doll set at age 8 and received his BFA in Film and Television from NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts. Before moving to Portland he worked as an editor at Marvel Comics, where he oversaw adaptations of Stephen King’s The Stand and The Dark Tower. His ongoing practice of live color pencil portraiture has been included in the programming of the Contemporary Museum of Craft, The Portland Art Museum, PICA’s Time Based Arts Festival, The Portland Queer Music Festival, One Grand Gallery, and The Independent Print Resource Center.