Michael Kappers has Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art and the Computer from the University of Central Florida. He earned his bachelor's degree, a B.F.A. with a concentration in Graphic Design, from George Mason University.
Kappers has professional experience in both industry and academia. He has worked in graphic and print design, computer-based simulation and game development, and has managed Seminole State's Digital Media Program since its inception in 1995. Kappers has taught courses in graphic and Web design, digital imaging, photography and motion graphics. His primary focuses are illustration and 3-D modeling and animation.