Michael Gutzwiller was born in Cincinnati Ohio in 1960. Since 1988, he has designed and fabricated contemporary metal furnishings in addition to outdoor sculpture. His art furnishings reflect his fine art training and proficiency in stainless steel, steel, aluminum, bronze, and wood.
Gutzwiller's metal furniture has been reviewed in the New York Times and the Plain Dealer and featured in Architectural Record and Colorado Homes and Lifestyles. His exhibition history is extensive and includes prestigious shows such as Chicago's Pier Walk. His outdoor sculpture shows include: Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Tom McCormick Works of Art, Chicago Illinois; and "Sculpture in the Park", Loveland Colorado.
In regards to his education, Gutzwiller received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1983 from the Cleveland Institute of Art. In 1982, he attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture as an artist in residence, where he received instruction from noted sculptor Louise Nevelson.