Michael Pinover is a self-taught artist based in San Diego, California. His focus is creating art as a tool for personal transformation that allows him to tap into his playful side and allow creativity to unfold. To him, the value of his art lies not only in the end product but in the mask-shedding, therapeutic nature of his process. His work continues to expand using a variety of mediums, from sculpture to painting, often involving found objects to repurpose. Often times, Michael uses acrylics to shape figures and watches as the work weaves together themes of emotional upheaval, recovery, and spirituality. As an artist, Michael aims to Continuously engage with the process of curiosity and self-discovery to follow what his soul is calling for. Currently, Michael creates sculptures out of a woodshop in San Diego. His figures are colorful, expressive, and whimsical.