Mike Debus originates from Kansas City KS and currently resides in Kansas City, MO. Always having a passion for drawing and painting, Mike graduated from college with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. After college and a handful of years in corporate america Mike decided to change his course and pursue his dream of becoming a full time free-lance artist.

Since 2001 Mike has successfully created portraits, murals, and countless commissioned works. In November of 2008 Mike was asked if he would paint live on stage at a large youth conference in downtown Kansas City Missouri. After accepting the challenge, Mike found the experience exhilarating and inspiring. Since then, Mike has made Performance Painting his main focus and has enthusiastically taken his talents around the country to audiences of all sizes showcasing his skills as a Live Art Performance Painter.