Mike Gould is an internationally recognized laser artist who builds kinetic laser light installations and displays for art galleries, museums, homes, businesses, and special events. His first experience with laser light in an artistic setting was a Son et Lumière presentation at the University of Michigan in 1972.
More recently, along with his laser performance troupe Illuminatus, Mike has designed and presented laser art for thousands of people attending events at leading Michigan hotels. These include the Detroit Marriott Troy, the Hyatt Regency Dearborn, and most recently, the Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.
In 2012 he entered a kinetic laser sculpture entitled Stratus 10 into the Grand Rapids ArtPrize, painting the immense 24-story wall of the atrium in the JW Marriott hotel. For this artwork he was awarded the 2013 ILDA award for Most Creative Use of Lasers.