Michael Dee attended Kent State University and graduated with a BA in art education in 1997 and an MFA with a focus in sculpture in 2000. Michael's work addresses the allure of seductive surfaces and glowing lights, the transient nature of objects, and the perils of lust and anxiety. He is currently living and working in Los Angeles. He has exhibited at Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles (2001); Gagosian Gallery, New York (2002); Post, Los Angeles (2004); Newman Popiashvili, New York (2005); Angela Hanley, Los Angeles (2006); The Weisman Collection (2007); Western Project (2008). Long Beach Museum of Art (2009); The Philadelphia International Flower Show (2010); and the Museum of Public Fiction (2011). His art has been written about in Art Review, Art Papers, Zing Magazine, Artnet. com, Dialogue, Artillery, Art Week, Notes on Looking, Hustler of Culture, and The Plain Dealer.