"The art. I have to make art. That is what drives me."

May 6, 2016


Meet Mike McSorley! He is an amazing painter located in the Gateway Arts District. Find out how he defines an artist the advice he would give his younger self if he could.


How did you discover the medium you currently work in?

I discovered the medium I am currently working in while in college I used it exclusively.


How do you define "artist"?

An artist is a  person who has to make Art.  


How did you discover the Gateway Arts District?

I discovered the arts district through an internet search.


If you could give your younger self a piece of advice about being an artist, what would it be?

I would tell my younger self to work hard.         


What drives you?

The art. I have to make art. That is what drives me.


What is your greatest challenge as an artist?

My greatest challenge is starting a piece.           



What are you working on right now?

I am currently working on a series of "money".   



Mike McSorley  

McSorley Studio           


4303 Rhode Island Ave. Unit 212           

Brentwood, MD 20722



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