Mike Flynn is a graduate of Loyola College in Montreal, Quebec, and has completed a 28-year career in federal law enforcement. Mike has always enjoyed art and drawing, and has pursued instruction from local artists for years. Mike favors Impressionism, but also enjoys the challenge of details and realistic refinement. In recent years, he has explored working in mixed media, combining inks, watercolor, charcoal and gouache. Mr. Flynn has exhibited his work throughout Northern Virginia and has been juried into several exhibits in VA and MD. His paintings have made their way into private collections across the United States. He is a member ArtBeat, Inc., an artists’ cooperative, and p-ART-ners, a local plein air artists group. In addition, Mike also teaches watercolor, plein air painting, and mixed media classes here at Center for the Arts.