From Chicago to Osaka: Screenplay for a Motion Picture

By |2021-07-24T18:16:18+00:00June 28th, 2021|Boojazz, Film|

In the spirit of award-winning indie romantic comedy/dramas form the early 2000's, From Chicago to Osaka is a screenplay written for the modern era. With fast-paced ping pong comedic dialogue in both English and Japanese, From Chicago to Osaka is the quintessential date movie for adults looking for something smart, sophisticated and highly-entertaining. The screenplay [...]

Art, Advertising & U.S.-Japan Relations: Event by BLINK Community

By |2021-02-25T19:25:56+00:00January 29th, 2021|Art, Boojazz|

On January 22nd, I had the privilege to host an online event with The Blink Community in Tokyo. It was a fun talk and I was truly honored to be a part of it. Feel free to view the video above. If you're short on time, you can download my [...]

Watch Michael on The Polymath Podcast with Dustin Miller

By |2021-02-25T20:05:51+00:00December 13th, 2020|Boojazz|

Michael was featured as a guest the on the season three opener of the Polymath Podcast with Dustin Miller. They talk about the book "Manifestos, Reinventions and Declarations," the constant struggle to find inspiration, and allowing yourself to have bad days. Take a listen! "The Desk is the Yoga Mat" "Manifestos, Reinventions & Declarations is [...]

Would Persona 5 Work as a Film Series? A Persona 5 Live-Action Movie Adaptation Synopsis

By |2021-06-16T21:02:43+00:00November 14th, 2020|Boojazz, Commentary, Film|

November 2020 Watch this Nightcrawlers Podcast by Tokyo Marketing Firm Hypermilk on the curse of video game movies and how one could adapt Persona 5 into a film series. An in-depth overview on how one of the greatest video games of this generation could be translated into a [...]

Japan America Society of Chicago Annual Holiday Fundraiser Painting

By |2019-12-02T04:41:58+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Boojazz, Press|

I'll be attending the 33rd Annual Holiday Fundraiser for the Japan America Society of Chicago, and I'll be donating a brand new painting "Amongst the Cherry Blossoms" for the Silent Auction. I hope to see you there! The Japan America Society of Chicago promotes dialogue, social interaction, cooperation and friendship among its members by [...]

New Digital Character Illustrations

By |2021-07-12T21:12:23+00:00October 17th, 2019|Art, Boojazz|

I’ve been working in digital illustration since 2019. Namely, I started with a Samsung TabA Tablet and the Adonit Dash 3 stylus. Now I’m working with an iPad along with the Apple Pencil, utilizing programs such as Autodesk Sketchbook and ArtFlow. (I have to admit the undo button is something that, after working in traditional [...]

Latest Work: 2018 Series “Bloodletting”

By |2018-07-15T02:25:06+00:00July 15th, 2018|Boojazz|

Here are a few samples from the latest series of paintings and illustrations by Michael. In Voyage Chicago Magazine, Michael discusses the project. "These days, I’m focusing on the characters within the painting, taking some advice from Kimberly Atwood, owner of the Elephant Room Gallery in Chicago. In my previous works, the characters were [...]

Voyage Chicago Article: Check out Michael Foster’s Artwork

By |2018-09-17T01:46:41+00:00July 15th, 2018|Boojazz|

Michael was recently featured in Voyage Chicago. "Today we’d like to introduce you to Michael Foster. Michael, we’d love to hear your story and how you got to where you are today both personally and as an artist. When I was in second grade, our classroom assignment was to draw our dreams for [...]

Pet Portraits

By |2020-02-04T17:36:05+00:00September 29th, 2017|Boojazz|

All About Pet Portraits Artist Jaime Foster drives the Pet Project with her unique pet portraits. Visit her site by clicking below. VISIT JAIME FOSTER'S WEBSITE Michael also does them as well... "As I'm not just creating a standard run-of-the-mill pet portrait, but one of my signature abstract modern art paintings with your pet [...]

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