Coastal Arts & Entertainment

Coastal A & E spotlights the Delaware Arts and Entertainment scene, every Saturday 11am – 12 noon on Delaware 105.9.

In a career spanning over 25 years as multi-media journalist, visual and performing artist, creative professional and a gallery owner and curator, Michael Sprouse has painted hundreds of paintings and worked with countless artists from around the world.

Works by Michael Sprouse have been called “evocatively beautiful” and “mesmerizing” by art critics and collectors alike in such publications as The Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Baltimore Sun, Art and Antiques Magazine and more.

Original paintings, prints, drawings and photographs by Sprouse can be found in private and public collections across the United States, Europe, Canada, and South America.

Between 1994 and 2002, Sprouse was the co-owner and curator of the acclaimed Eklektikos Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. After relocating to the Delaware shore in 2002, Sprouse owned and curated The Zwaanendael Gallery Of Contemporary Art on Second Street in downtown Lewes for four years before taking a role as the Assistant Director of the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of The Arts where he created and spearheaded the gallery and artist collective now known as the Galleries Of 50 Baltimore Avenue.

Sprouse has also worked as a professional actor, singer, stage manager and set designer. In addition, Sprouse is a published author and print journalist. He recently won the Grand Prize for his story “Some Girls” in the annual Rehoboth Beach Reads Short Story writing contest published by Cat And Mouse Press and he has written articles for a wide variety of publications throughout the Delaware Coastal Resort region including, The Cape Gazette, Letters Magazine and the Delaware Coast Press where he penned a weekly column as an Arts & Theatre critic.

Since August of 2014, Michael Sprouse has worked as the Executive Producer and On-Air host of both The Arts & Entertainment Report and Coastal Cuisine, both of which appear weekly on WRDE NBC Coast TV.

Michael has devoted his entire career to the arts and he says that he “is thrilled to be hosting Coastal A&E as a platform to showcase to our listeners the exciting renaissance that is taking place in this glorious state!”

You can follow Michael on Twitter and Instagram via @sprouseart

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