Mike Benton is a graphic artist,who grew up
in Union Springs,Al. He currently resides
in Troy ,Al. He is a member of the Bullock Art Guild. An
award winning graphic art recipient at
Troyfest Art Festival who since childhood
has been interested in many types of art.
He is known for oil, acrylic, charcoal and pastel painting
landscapes,portraits,animal art,folk art and
still life renditions.His work has been
featured on book covers, galleries, in local newspapers,magazines and
internet websites.He was chosen as Artist
of the month by Artist
Daily,and has won blue ribbons and awards in art shows
for acrylic, charcoal and pastel art. He considers himself as an artist/illustrator.