When big concepts are difficult to express, I utilize a vivid imagination and a sense of humor to reduce complex ideas to simple illustrations. I use ink and watercolor to turn a phrase with a flick of my wrist. The result is arresting illustrations that are easy to read, but difficult to forget.

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Judging an English Major by Her Cover

Martha Anderson writes about how her book club knew she was an English major without …

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Darkness on the Edge of Town

In a time where we need rock and roll more than ever, Phil writes: ‘We …

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Don’t Stop Now

Phil writes about how he never misses a Guided by Voices show. Ever. Even being …

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OK Computer?

In Magnet Magazine #133, Phil talks about losing the ‘thrill of the chase’ that came …

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All in the Family

In Magnet #134, Phil Sheridan talks about his relationships with the music he loves, and …

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1812 Productions’ This is the Week That Is

1812 Productions’ annual satirical review of the current state of politics. This ran at Broad …

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Won’t Get Fooled Again

Illustration for Phil Sheridan’s Back Page feature in Issue 124 of Magnet Magazine, about the …

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Saturday Night Fever

Illustration for Phil Sheridan’s Back Page feature in Issue 118 of Magnet Magazine, about how …

The Record Didn't Skip, You Moved It…

The Record Didn’t Skip, You Moved It…

From a group show called Take What You Need at Indy Hall in April 2014, …

War at Wegmans

War at Wegmans

I went deep into the heart of suburbia in an attempt to understand the motives …

Murder for Two

Murder for Two

Murder for Two features Ian Lowe as Officer Marcus Moscowicz, and Kyle Branzel as literally …

Magnet Magazine: Backstreet Boys and Girls

Backstreet Boys And Girls

In his Magnet Magazine Back Page column, Phil Sheridan says that we’ve all been had …

Philly Give and Get

Philly Give & Get Most Valuable Philadelphian Portraits

Philly Give & Get is a charity “date” auction that combines professional networking with community …

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Three Round Draw: A Noisy Night Out with Pissed Jeans

Illustrations for Jon Billett’s Philly Beer Scene interview with Sean and Randy of Pissed Jeans. …

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All for One and One for All

An illustration to accompany Mark Cofta’s review of The Three Musketeers (In the Future) at …

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Wintertime Biking in the City

Bundle up, this is gonna hurt. Contact Mike: mike@alrightmike.com

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The Phillie Phanatic

My contribution to Philly Love Notes, about my adoration for the Phillie Phonetic. Contact Mike: mike@alrightmike.com

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Brian Fallon

Portrait of Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon. Contact Mike: mike@alrightmike.com

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High Fidelity

Illustration for Phil Sheridan’s Back Page feature in Issue 117 of Magnet Magazine, about record …

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Mascot Spring Training

It’s not just the athletes who need to get in shape after a long winter. …

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A Good Fit

Former student Barbarasue Pratt Schmidt tells Rowan Magazine the story of how her father helped …

The Strange Man in the Blue Uniform

Perry Block’s satirical piece for Broad Street Review about the stranger who drops off paper …

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Perennial Losers

What makes a person stick by his team no matter what? Contact Mike: mike@alrightmike.com

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Last Year’s Resolution

For Grid Magazine’s Dispatch page, about the author’s year-long dedication to living a sustainable lifestyle. …