A native Texan, Michael Tole currently lives and works in Arizona. His 20 year career includes reviews and articles in Art Forum International, The Dallas Morning News, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Hi-Fructose. Michael's exhibition record includes group and solo shows in Texas, New York, and California. His work currently explores issues of gender dynamics and empowerment as informed by mass media, and his lived experience as a husband, and father to two daughters.