John Michael Byrd
Louisiana State University, 2007, BFA
John Michael Byrd holds is primarily a painter, but has also worked in drawing, video, objects, performance and printmaking. He holds an MFA in Studio Arts from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is also an alumnus of Louisiana State University with a BFA in Painting and Drawing. John Michael’s work has been featured in numerous regional and national exhibitions and competitions. Also, he has been awarded several grants and scholarships including the J. Kenneth Edmiston Memorial Scholarship and the Carl M. Thorp Memorial Art Scholarship.