Michael T. Figueroa
Biography – 2019
Michael T. Figueroa is a Chicagoland-based artist, US Army Veteran, and owner of FiGsigARTS who is versed in an array of different mediums having earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the American Academy of Art with a major in Illustration and an extensive background in graphic design, including creating business identities, logos, signs, store fronts and vehicle wraps, along with mural paintings some of which can be found at Sycamore’s Once Upon a Time Child Care and Dekalb’s St. Mary School and Conexion Comunidad Center.
In addition, he has thirteen years of experience as a Professional Tattoo Artist, having been featured in publications in Tattoo You Magazine, Skin Mag, Pain Magazine, Kane County Magazine 2011 Home Town Heroes, and Time Now, debuting his unmatched artistic ability and having a NHL client base including Carolina Hurricanes goalie, Scott Darling, Chicago Blackhawks players Collin Delia and Brent Sopel, and Arizona Coyotes’ Vinnie Hinostroza.
With aspirations to continue growing in artistic medium diversity, he is currently tackling goalie mask art, having been employed to paint 27 masks, several of which have graced the ice at Chicago’s United Center including one worn by Scott Darling that was auctioned off for charity.