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FOX5NY: BARBERSHOP MANAGER BECOMES A PAINTER IN HIS LUNCH HOUR

FOX5NY: BARBERSHOP MANAGER BECOMES A PAINTER IN HIS LUNCH HOUR

Over the course of two years, Big Mike and Heller became close friends as the filmmaker learned more about how Mike picked up his high school hobby of painting, and started creating heavily textured, 3-D portraits of everything from his...

NBC NEW YORK  NYC 'UNOFFICIAL TALENT SCOUT' SHARES STORY OF BIG MIKE'S SUPRISING LUNCH BREAK HABIT

NBC NEW YORK NYC 'UNOFFICIAL TALENT SCOUT' SHARES STORY OF BIG MIKE'S SUPRISING LUNCH BREAK HABIT

Over the course of two years, Big Mike and Heller became close friends as the filmmaker learned more about how Mike picked up his high school hobby of painting, and started creating heavily textured, 3-D portraits of everything from his...

Big Mike Takes Lunch

Big Mike Takes Lunch

Over the course of two years, Big Mike and Heller became close friends as the filmmaker learned more about how Mike picked up his high school hobby of painting, and started creating heavily textured, 3-D portraits of everything from his...

THE NEW YORK TIMES: HOW BIG MIKE, A BARBERSHOP PAINTER, BROKE INTO THE ART WORLD

THE NEW YORK TIMES: HOW BIG MIKE, A BARBERSHOP PAINTER, BROKE INTO THE ART WORLD

From lunch-break sessions at the easel to Instagram fame to a solo show at a Chelsea gallery. In the words of one art dealer: ‘How dare he use such colors?’

Chuck Wepner statue fundraiser

Chuck Wepner statue fundraiser

Fans are raising money for a statue for New Jersey boxer Chuck Wepner, who was the inspiration for the movie character Rocky.

Haettenschweiler

Haettenschweiler

Over the course of two years, Big Mike and Heller became close friends as the filmmaker learned more about how Mike picked up his high school hobby of painting, and started creating heavily textured, 3-D portraits of everything from his...