Michael Loney, a lifelong Oregon resident, graduated from Milwaukie High School in 1969. Having been chosen "Most Artistic" by his classmates, Mike continued his art education at the Advertising Art Institute of Portland as well as the welcome tutelage of several renowned Oregon artists.
For over thirty years, Mike has worked in several art mediums, including oils, watercolors and woodcarving, gaining the attention of many collectors of fine art. Originally inspired by the way Norman Rockwell portrayed everyday people, as well as the beauty of all of Oregon's wildlife, Mike has developed his own unique style characterized by his attention to detail.
Galleries throughout the northwest are proud to display Mike's art. Works of his art have been presented at "Oregon Hunter Association" and "Ducks Unlimited" events. Past honors bestowed Mike's art include Tillamook County Fair "Best of Show" for 2000 (Flock of Geese) and Tillamook County Fair "Best of Show" for 2005 & Best of All County Fairs at State Fair (Handmade, Tasha Tudor).