Michael Bayouth - Multi-focus Artist

He has worked as an entertainment artist for most of his life. On the TV show The Office he was the graphic designer on season 7. He storyboards on such TV shows as The Orville and Lethal Weapon among others.

In the 80’s he worked for Marvel & Stan Lee. He also worked on the writing team with Mike Meyers (Wayne’s World) & Mike Short (Schitt’s Creek) penning 5 episodes of The Dave Thomas Comedy Show that aired on ABC.

In the 90’s he free-lanced for Disney & Universal illustrating & packaging many of their classics such as Marry Poppins & Rescuers Down Under.

His first novel, Nine Degrees North, is on Amazon along with his memoir, In The Shadows of Giants depicting his life growing up in a Hollywood home with a not-so-tame stuntman for a father.

In 2010 he directed a low-budget mockumentary feature film entitled Take 22 that won best mock feature at the Raleigh Studios Film Festival staring Rick Overton and Dave Thomas (SCTV).

He cut his teeth in the mid-’70s in the graphic arts department at NBC TV in Burbank, working on such shows as The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and for KNBC News as a Courtroom Illustrator.

 He was schooled at Art Center College of Design.