Michael Mariano is a resident of Middletown, Connecticut and is a senior at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is majoring in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Digital Art & Design. He choose to major in Visual arts because he has a strong passion for design, and photography. He is currently working at a used car dealership in Hartford Connecticut, for about a year now. Michael will be graduating in May 2011, after graduation he plans on opening his own business, and moving to the city.