Mike Dziomba was born and raised in Long Island, New York and currently lives in New Jersey. Dziomba is a self-taught painter, who began to actively focus on art after working in the corporate world for over thirty years. He paints realistic scenes of bucolic landscapes, farms, preserves, state parks, and rustic scenes. Dziomba aims to capture these scenic locations, which he chooses for their sentimental value. He feels that painting helps him reconnect with a simpler time and aims to create a sense of familiarity for viewers. Dziombia’s paintings are rich with color and detail, containing realistic color palettes. He creates images of idyllic scenes and often zooms in on one particular area of a landscape or a building.