After completing his education in fine art and graphic design Mike Kungl went on to achieve a successful career in advertising. Spending nearly two decades creating award winning logos, package design and illustrations for companies such as Panasonic, Johnson & Johnson, Toshiba and Nissan Motors, Kungl then focused on fine art full time.
Drawing inspiration from European graphic painter A. M. Cassandre and American industrial designers Raymond Loewy and Henry Dreyfuss, Mike Kungl was influenced by these designers’ dramatic take on the Art Deco and Streamline styles. Kungl’s own spin on the deco/streamline movement evolved quickly and soon into his
In 2006, Mike Kungl was selected as an official artist of the Disney Fine Art program (published by Collectors Editions) and has built a loyal following of fans who love his fresh take on Disney.
Combining his unique artistic style, which he has termed “21st Century Art Deco”, with classic Disney characters and stories, Mike Kungl has built upon Disney’s artistic legacy by
Today, Kungl is among the world’s finest artists in the Art Deco tradition. His art can frequently be seen on television shows including Ashton Kutcher’s Beauty and the Geek series, CSI, Gilmore Girl’s and CBS’ Big Bang Theory.