Michael Brooks Arnsteen, M.A., M.F.A, has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, and is a Visiting Lecturer at Colorado College. In 2016 he taught the first stone lithography course offered by the school, Special Studio Problems; Stone Lithography, as well as Figure Drawing, and Drawing the Urban Landscape in Sevilla, Spain. In the spring of 2017, Arnsteen will teach a new course titled Art and Geology, exploring the San Juan Valley through the lens of an artist, at Colorado College.

Arnsteen taught two years of Beginning and Intermediate Drawing (I and II) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and was the Lithography assistant for the art department. Michael has been recognized by the MPC (Madison Printmaking Club) as the Outstanding Artist of 2014.

Arnsteen taught landscape drawing in 2012 at The Island School, an honors semester abroad program. Michael also worked as teaching faculty for the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation from 2013-14.

When not making art or teaching, Michael enjoys skiing, climbing, and studying geology in Colorado.