|| Electric Forest, Rothbury, MI ||

Michael is a freelance photojournalist and the founder of Wicked Pittsburgh Art Collective - a non-profit of 45+ artists giving 20% of all art sales revenue back to charity. He currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 

He specializes in a wide array of photo and video work, as well as written journalism,
investigative reporting, and  spot news coverage.

Michael's work has been published by: 

-The Associated Press                            
-Positive Magazine
-The Guardian                                          -Willie Nelson's: Farm Aid '17
-The Huffington Post                               -Uber Eats
Pittsburgh CityPaper                              -The Observer Reporter
-Dig Boston                                                -Boston Fashion Week

-Viewfind                                                    -Liqs Cocktail Shots
-Sound of Boston                                       -Penn Environment

-Maniac Magazine                                     -Meal Pass
 -The Massachusetts State                       
-Stencil Magazine
 Department                                               -
Creative Boom
-C41 Magazine                                            -OHello Media
-Super Monkey Records                            -Boston University Academy
-Passion Passport                                       -Tech 2025

His other hobbies include skiing, skateboarding, and going to pretty much any concert he can afford.

Upcoming 2017 Travels: 
March - Cuba

June - Michigan, Virginia, and Massachusetts
July - Badlands, Yellowstone, Glacier, Tetons, Banff, and Jasper National Parks
August - Acadia National Park, Rickett's Glen State Park
October - Central Mexico
January '18 - Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia

Honors and Awards:

- Adobe Spark: Top 20 Creatives to Watch in 2016
- Adobe Spark: 2016 Editors Selection: The In-Between
- One Million Photographers - Editors Choice: The In-Between
- Boston Press Photographers Association 2015 Contest - 3rd place: Portraiture, Honorable Mention:    Portraiture    

For business consultations please contact Michael at: 

Email: schwarzmk@gmail.com
Phone: (724)-833-7121
Instagram: @mikeschwarzthekid
LinkedIn: Mike Schwarz