Mieshiel was born in New York City but calls Taos home after residing here for 24 years. These one of a kind painted block prints are the result of years of dedication of providing affordable quality folk art to the public. Mieshiel also works with colored pencil and his work has received wide acclaim nationally with a review in 'ART News Magazine' which covered a show entitled 'Shamanic Illuminations' he had with internationally recognized artists Alex Grey and Pablo Amaringo at new York's ACA gallery in September 2011.