I’m a professional artist and teacher with experience that ranges from fine art painting to large-scale murals. As a full-time artist with a focus in custom artwork and large murals for communities, individuals, & businesses, Michael Lude and I have worked together as an artistic team since 2016. Our client based artwork in versatile mediums extends to portraits, caricatures, graphic art, & special requests. Our diversity in experience and in clientele proves us to be exceptional assets in the conception and creation of artwork specific to any client's needs.
Grace College General Studies
2018-Present MJL Entwined Arts & Innovative Services
Business Owner Fine Art, Muralist, Portraiture, Graphic designer, Painting Teacher
Professional Artist Caricatures, Professional Artist and more, I Create Custom artwork
specific to the client’s needs, all over the world. Featured artist at multiple charity events
2020 AITA Community Mural Fundraising (raised $13,000)
2018 Fort Wayne Animal Clinic (Fundraised $2,000 through our artwork)
2017 MLK Martin Luther King Montessori School (Fundraised $1,000 through our artwork)
2016-2019 Art in the Alley Director
Director/Artist Ran Columbia City’s Art in the Alley with founder and business partner.
Founder Hosted Mural Walks, Art Block parties, and Community mural Projects.
2018 the Plymouth Heartland Artist Juried Art Show
Artist Five of my works were accepting into the show, I won best of show, and the
People’s Choice Award.
2010-2015 Wine & Canvas
Artist Created artwork and curriculum for the live classes I taught.
Manager Creative Concept designer, advanced company’s popularity and business expansion.
2022 Post Office Mural [outdoor] 666.2 sq. ft. (Post Office) Corunna, IN
(Norman Rockwell inspired theme) Little girl holding mail chasing down mailman that just picked up-and-coming the mail.
2022 Camp Whitley Mural [outdoor] 300 sq. ft. (Camp Whitley Mural Donation) Columbia City, IN
2020 Shinzo Ohki Mural [outdoor] 950.5 sq. ft. Ohki Alley Columbia City, IN
2020 Historical Community Mural [outdoor] 1,725 sq. ft. Columbia City, IN
Ball Furniture alley side wall) This Mural embodies the past, present, and our reach for the future. The background is historical landmarks and notable people painted in blues. The foreground is people of different races interacting in vibrant colors signifying where we are and where we want to be as a community.
2020 Into the Woods Mural. [Indoor] 48 sq. ft. (Private) Columbia City, IN
2020 Beach Mural [indoor] 75 sq. ft. (Private Mural) Colorful ocean and beach. Larwill, IN
2019 Historical Mural [outdoor] 550 sq. ft. (Private Property) Columbia City, IN
Old Buildings, City Blocks, Posters, Churches, Schools, and other elements from Columbia City's history are no longer around.
2019 Angel Wings, Selfie Mural. [outdoor] 352 sq. ft. Columbia City, IN
(Running Around Screen Printing) Elements from City hidden in black & white angel wings.
2019 Community Mural [indoor] 6,300 sq. ft. Columbia City, IN
(Community of Hope) Painted for Sunday school kids to see and relate the things they see everyday to their church studies.
2019 "Let There Be" Mural. [indoor] 675 sq. ft. (Church of the Nazarene) Columbia City, IN
The world Painted against a black background with the words "Let There Be" entirely illuminated by projecting light.
2019 "Alice in Wonderland" Mural [outdoor] 855 sq. ft. (The Urban Station) Columbia City, IN
2019 Centennial Mural. [indoor] 32 sq. ft. (Whitley County Chamber of Commerce) Columbia City, IN
2017 Business Mural. [outdoor] 90 sq. ft. (Chapman's Brewery) Columbia City, IN
2016 Restored Old Owl Cigar Mural [outdoor] 675 sq. ft. (Chapman's Brewery) Columbia City, IN
2016-2021 Jim Henson Inspired Mural [indoor] 127 sq. ft. (Private Mural) Larwill, IN
2009 Wine & Canvas Mural [indoor] 135 sq. ft. (Private) Ft. Wayne, IN
2005 Mural [indoor] 400 sq. ft. Eagle Quest Church. Columbia City, IN
2003 Noah's Ark Mural [indoor] 200 sq. ft. (Private) Columbia City, IN