Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Michael Wilke is a photographer based out of New York City. In 2016, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography; and a Bachelor of Science in Communications with a concentration in multimedia journalism and production from the University of North Florida. His work is a medley of documentary photography and conceptual portraiture that is galvanized by the everyday themes of his generation. He utilizes the medium to comment on cultural issues and express his concern for the perverted social norms of today. His body of work ranges from artistic expression, to portrait work for hire, and commissions by musical artists alike.