Frederick Arts Council Pop-Up Gallery
11 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701
Mike Shaffer operates out of his studio in Ijamsville where he is active in the arts community. A skilled craftsman and designer, he received a B.S. degree in science and engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Biochemistry from Southern Illinois University before touring a dozen or so major museums and art centers across the U.S. He later completed additional courses in environmental art and sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Shaffer has exhibited in over 200 formal group exhibitions in his long career in addition to twenty-five solo exhibitions and received over a dozen awards and honors for his artistic accomplishments. He also designs and produces a wide variety of works including drawings, videos, digital works on paper, environmental works and small to medium size works for interior settings as well as large-scale paintings, sculptures and outdoor installations.
Photo credit: Turner Photography