About Smirking Tiger and Michael Treat
[Michael Treat] of [Smirking Tiger] is a multifaceted visual artist and author and illustrator of the zine series ["My F-Ed Up Apartment Building, An American Memoir of Low-Rent Housing."] He is originally from Oklahoma City, but grew up in St Paul and currently lives and works in the Longfellow neighborhood of south Minneapolis. Michael’s artwork spans a variety of mediums including comic art zines, ink wash painting, upcycled jewelry and mixed metal cuff bracelets. Michael appreciates duality and ironic conflict in art.
Michael’s current projects include a series of ink wash cityscape paintings, a compendium of his series of zines entitled [“My F-Ed Up Apartment Building: An American Memoir of Low-Rent Housing”] and an upcoming graphic novel on his experiences working as a corrections officer at a women’s prison.
Find Smirking Tiger Online
Here are a few ways to keep track of what Michael is doing:
- Learn about Michael's most recent zine series [My F-Ed Up Apartment Building: An American Memoir of Low-Rent Housing]
- See work that Michael has for sale online in the [Smirking Tiger Etsy shop].
- Check out the range of Michael's art and zines on the [Smirking Tiger Pinterest site].
- Follow Smirking Tiger on [Twitter]
- Like the [Smirking Tiger Facebook Page]