Michael Dotson, who was born in Cleveland, OH in 1982, is a digital artist, illustrator and painter. After living in East Aurora, NY and Providence, RI he returned to Cleveland where he received his BFA in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2006. He then went on to receive his MFA in Studio Art from American University in Washington, DC in 2011. Dotson has exhibited throughout the United States but since 2103 has been focusing his work in New York, NY. He has been featured in multiple publications, including Dwell Magazine and AD BOOK by Badlands Unlimited, among others.