A mixed-media artist, Michael D. Fels received his M.F.A. in printmaking. His art has been shown in places ranging from Taiwan, New Zealand, Chicago, DC and New York City.  He regularly exhibits both 2 and 3 dimensional works in materials ranging from steel, wood, glass, concrete and more. Michael is currently exhibiting large scale public sculptures in various locations of Detroit, MI. Interests of wabi-sabi and the inculcation of material syntax, the juxtaposition of varying materials, direct the work.


Michael D. Fels taught for ten years at The Pennsylvania State

University before joining the faculty at Elon University 13 years ago. He is currently the Department Chair, Head of the Foundations area, and Exhibition Coordinator at Elon. Fels continues his exploration of art and its physical boundaries through both his teaching and his artmaking.