Mike Sherman
Michigan Artist Naturalist

About the Artist

Mike is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is a member of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. He paints and draws in the woods and fields of Mid Michigan, with art trips to the U.P. 


A photo of Michigan Artist Mike Sherman used for promotional purposes
Mike Sherman
A watercolor painting of shining birches on a small islet in a pond
NEW! Shining Birches at Lake Junction


Browse Mike’s online shop for original watercolors and drawings of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Mid-Michigan, and Maui.


From Valerie Ann: “Mike did a watercolor of our dog Gus and it’s just amazing! The detail, talent and care in the watercolor is just stunning!”

A framed watercolor painting of Gus the Chocolate Lab
Gus the Chocolate Lab

Blogging About Art, Nature, and My Native Heritage

White Pine

What People are Saying About Mike Sherman!

Jean Swartz won the painting “White Pine” I donated for Mitch Bolo’s Eagle Country Indigenous Insights radio program giveaway!
Here’s what Jean had to say:
“I was fortunate enough to win a painting from Mike. It is absolutely stunning, the quality of his work is beyond exceptional! I have known Mike since we were kids and have admired his work. He truly has a gift and I would highly recommend him! I will enjoy my painting for years to come!
Thanks again Mike”

Please contact the artist if you have questions about his work or what you would like to see. 

a Photo of the Artist Wading in Lake Michigan Near Naubinway
Mike Sherman Wading in Lake Michigan Near Naubinway