Making art is a Seat family tradition tracing back several generations.
Mike specializes in oil paintings of landscapes, portraits, figures and still lifes. He is very active in the Columbia art community and runs the weekly Columbia College life-drawing sessions. Additionally, Mike is a member of the plein air painting group known as Columbia Palette and has served on the Columbia Art League board of directors. Mike and his son Eric Seat, also a fine artist, enjoy painting landscapes together.