Michael is a freelance photojournalist, writer, videographer, and the founder of Wicked Pittsburgh Art Collective - a non-profit of 45+ artists giving 20% of all art sales revenue back to charity. He graduated from Boston University with a degree in photojournalism, and currently lives in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

He specializes in a wide array of photo and video work, as well as written journalism,
investigative reporting, and  spot news coverage.

Michael's work has been published by: 

-The Associated Press                  -Citi Bank                                                    -Fodors Travel
-The Guardian                                -Willie Nelson's: Farm Aid '17                  -Boston University Academy
-The Huffington Post                    -Positive Magazine                                    -Passion Passport
-UberEats                                        -The Observer Reporter                            -Creative Boom
-Pittsburgh CityPaper                  -Liqs Cocktails                                    -OHello Media   
-Sprint                                              -Penn Environment                                     -C41 Magazine
-Maniac Magazine                        -Viewfind                                          -Accountants Club of America
-The Massachusetts State            -Dig Boston                                                  -Drone Dudes
 Department                                    -Sound of Boston                                         -Nailed Magazine

His other hobbies include skiing, skateboarding, and going to pretty much any concert he can afford.

Honors and Awards:

- Three River’s Arts Festival - “Best Creative Arts Project of 2018" - Wicked Pittsburgh

- Adobe Spark: Top 20 Creatives to Watch in 2016
- Adobe Spark: 2016 Editors Selection: The In-Between
- One Million Photographers - Editors Choice: The In-Between
- Boston Press Photographers Association 2015 Contest - 3rd place: Portraiture, Honorable Mention:    Portraiture    

For business consultations please contact Michael at: 

Email: schwarzmk@gmail.com
Phone: (724)-833-7121
Instagram: @mikeschwarzthekid
LinkedIn: Mike Schwarz