Michael Radford was born in Kamloops, BC in 1958. His family relocated to Prince George where Michael finished secondary school and enrolled in the Fine Arts program at the College of New Caledonia. He studied Studio and Commercial Arts at Capilano College in North Vancouver where he was fortunate to study under many of British Columbia’s finest painters and develop a skill and passion for watercolour painting.
Exclusively working in watercolour Michael has painted in such locations as Mexico, Cuba and India as well as his resident British Columbia.
His work has been recognized for its distinctive style and subject matter through many exhibitions nationally and internationally in both public and private exhibitions and collections.
Michael joined the Federation of Canadian Artists in 1985 and was accepted as an associate member in 2004.