Mike grew up in the world of skateboarding, surfing, graffiti, and primitive skills. Kershnar has been a full time fine artist since 2006. He has done graphics for brands such as Element, Toy Machine, Volcom, Obey, Baker, Roughneck, and Ecko. Kershnar is also a huge lover of rock poster art and has done posters for bands such as Morrissey, Wilco, Midnite, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead, and the Beastie Boys. His favorite artists include Pezo, Robert Crumb, Keith Haring and indigenous art from around the world. He believes art is his spiritual path so each piece seek to point towards nature, The Creator, and a more awakened state of being.