Michael attended Oregon State University majoring in Art History and Business. Following school, he embarked on a combined 25 year career in retail management and both textile and newspaper printing. He has an immense appreciation of art which has inspired visits to both fine and modern art museums across the country and throughout Italy and Canada.
Michael has a studio in McMinnville Oregon where he lives with his wife Rene’ and their Lhasa Apso dog Bernard. He enjoys gardening, bending rebar outdoor sculptures and travel when he is not painting.
All artwork and images ©2016 Michael Bittle. Any use of images or artwork without permission of the artist is forbidden.