MICHAEL PRODANOU lives and works in Provincetown and works and teaches in South Florida. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto. After having a successful architectural practice in the USA, Europe, and the Mid-east, he has been drawing and painting figures in charcoal and oil since 1998. He has taken workshops with Cynthia Packard, Jim Peters, and Robert Henry in Provincetown Massachusetts at the Fine Arts Work Center.
Prodanou is an admirer of the Bay Area figurative painters David Park, Nathan Olivera, Richard Diebenkorn, and Elmer Bischoff. He also admires the work of the German Expressionists, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
He exhibits regulalry on the Outer Cape and in South Florida and his work is in the collection of the Provincetown Art Association & Museum.