Walter Mika was born in 1961. He attends The Shield Institute Group Day Habilitation Program in Bayside, New York, and the Pure Vision Arts studio in Manhattan. Known for his energetic and primitive use of line, color and form, this passionate artist has been creating work every day for over 15 years. His drawings reflect his interest in cartoons, movies, and other aspects of popular culture. Mr. Mika’s art is included in numerous private collections and has garnered important recognition in New York State Exceptional Artworks exhibitions. His drawings have been featured in magazine articles such as Arts & Antiques magazine and Envision Folk Art magazine. Mika is a popular international Outsider artist and his work has been included in private collections.