Michael Goettner, now living in Sylvania, Ohio, is an import from Hamburg, German. He studied art at Ferris State University and served as a part-time combat artist with the First Air Cavalry in Vietnam. He is an industrial designer with 50 design patents as well as a fine art painter. Goettner's art has received international acclaim and earned many art awards. He has been a featured artist in many nationally recognized classic and collector car events, and his work has appeared in Motor Trend, Automobile Quarterly and Auto Aficionado magazines. Goettner's art is displayed around the world including Ferrari SpA, Automobili Lamborghini, and the Air Force Collection at the Pentagon as well as being featured at the Automotive Hall of Fame and the renowned Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum.