About

 Michael Nail is a lifelong New Mexico resident and has lived in Las Cruces for 30 years. A self-taught artist with little or no formal training, Mike has loved drawing and painting from an early age but until his recent retirement from the City of Las Cruces as a senior construction inspector did not have the time to pursue his passion full time. Mike works primarily in pencil, charcoal and ink, finding Western, Native American and wildlife themes the subjects he is most"drawn"to.

Pencil by Nail