Michael Powers is a working photographer and artist from Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Art Center College of Design, Michael began teaching photography and hosting art workshops and exhibitions in his studio in Pasadena. Michael works commercially as a photographer and film maker. His clients include Buena Vista Films, Ogilvy & Mather, Motorola, IBM, Gap Inc., Lucky Brand Jeans, University of Southern California, University of California Los Angeles, Art Center College of Design, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Peace Over Violence, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, WWD and Baseline Magazine. He recently served as a juror for the Art Directors Guild Annual in New York. Michael has taught or guest lectured at Art Center, UCLA, Southern California Latino Writers and Filmmakers workshop, California Arts Council, and LaSalle High School.