As an active member in the community and Dayton’s most popular contemporary artist, Mike has been featured in several books about the Dayton arts scene.


Mike Elsass Book

The Front Street Experience

Publish Date  July 11, 2008

Take a peek into the working lives of three artists who used to have their studios in the Front Street Warehouses in Dayton OH. A painter, a sculptor of wood and a sculptor of metal – three very different men, one unique location.


Mike Elsass Book

Mike Elsass: Painting on Rusted Steel

Publish Date  May 13, 2008

Published during the start of Mike’s career, this is a wonderful visual journey into the early days.



Mike Elsass Book

Follow the Energy

Publish Date  October 02, 2009

Follow Amanda Baker on her summer long journey with Mike Elsass through a season of changes and new experiences.



The Art of Mike ElsassThe Art of Mike Elsass Acrylic on Rusted Steel

Publish Date  August 15, 2010

A detailed look at the art of acrylic on rusted steel; painting with Mike Elsass.



Works by Mike ElsassWorks by Mike Elsass

Publish Date  November 20, 2011

Featured work of acrylic on rusted steel by Mike Elsass.


The PitThe Pit

Publish Date  August 15, 2010

Art at a New Level, Artist, Mike Elsass, spends a limited amount of time in a vacant building’s “pit”, finding inspiration for a one of a kind series.


Indiana University East features Indiana University East features

Publish Date  August 15, 2010

Exhibition at Indiana University East.

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