Mike Sheehan received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He has had a career designing and illustrating for the theme park, toy, and consumer products industries. In 2003 he was artist in residence at Fullerton College in California. One of his pieces was added to their permanent collection.
Throughout his career he has been a studio and plein air oil painter. He's currently working on a new series of paintings and drawings.
Recently, his sketches of various subject matters around Los Angeles have been featured on KPCC’s Off-Ramp with John Rabe.
His home and studio is in Lake Arrowhead, California.