Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Michael Prince graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Communications in 1985. After enjoying a bohemian and somewhat itinerant lifestyle, he married and moved to Florence, Italy to study photography.
Michael left Italy in late 1989 to pursue a professional career in photography. First working as a photojournalist; he later turned to fine art photography, and had his first solo show at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York City. He has had solo exhibitions in Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles galleries as well. His work is in the Library of Congress, several Museums and many private collections.
In 2000 he began shooting commercially, quickly gained a broad clientele, and has enjoyed numerous awards and high recognition. Michael currently lives near Boston with his wife and 2 children. He likes long walks on the beach, and puppies.
Michael has won many awards, including: Communication Arts Photo Annual 2002, 2004, 2008 & 2014; Hatch Awards Best in Show: 2010 Best in Show and 2011 Silver. And his work belongs to institutional collections in: Library of Congress, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Houston Museum of Art.
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