Michael speaks regularly on art, art history, art business, and associated topics, to audiences large and small. An engaging and passionate presenter, Michael is available to give talks catered to the needs and interests of the many unique art and culture organizations throughout New England and beyond.

Michael has been honored to present at the following organizations:

  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum
  • The Bristol Art Museum
  • The Boston Athenaeum
  • Art League of Rhode Island
  • The Providence Art Club
  • The East Greenwich Art Club
  • Providence College
  • The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
  • Roger Williams University
  • Leadership Rhode Island, College Program


In addition to talks and presentations, Michael designed and taught a unique eight week course on Professional Practices for Working Artists at the Providence Art Club. This course was well received and earned the praise of students whose experience level ranged from experienced professionals to novice artists. In addition to Professional Practices, Michael is available to teach select course on the art market, art history, and is happy to design new courses to cater to specific groups of students.


Feedback from Michael's students:

Michael is such a professional. He is incredibly knowledgeable and the resources he shared were invaluable.
— Karen M.
I found Professional Practices to be enriching, comprehensive, and inspiring. It brought me to a new level as an artist.”
— Kathleen S.