About the Artist
 Michael Sly

The Artist - Michael SlyMichael Sly was born and raised in the Midwest. From an early age he has been an avid student of the ancient Greeks, Romans and the American Civil War. Now he is able to combine his interest in history along with his artistic talents to offer Living History Portraits.

Michael studied and graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting. While attending school, he worked as an illustrator for the Mammal Curator at the Field Museum of Natural History. Michael's art has been shown both regionally and nationally, receiving numerous awards in juried art competitions. His art has been used in a national ad campaign, and is currently displayed in the Center for Creative Arts Gallery in Indianapolis, IN.

The Artist - Michael SlyMichael's artistic style is detailed and very realistic. Working with the graphite pencil enables Michael to produce portraits with a photographic-like quality. Michael is completely committed to producing an heirloom portrait which captures you and your dedication to keeping history alive. If you or someone you know would enjoy an original portrait, please click the order button to learn how easy it is to order.