Renowned for his TRUE FIRE™ airbrush technique, Mike Lavallee traces his roots to sign painting with a degree is sign painting from Boston’s Butera Art School in 1979. In 1999 he opened his airbrush studio, Killer Paint, in Snohomish, Washington.

After several successful collaborations with Chip Foose of Foose Design, Mike was introduced to a unique market of enthusiasts with an unquenchable appetite for fast rides and custom paint jobs. Sunny California was set ablaze when Mike’s signature flame jobs burst onto the scene, instantly branding his technique a hot commodity.

Since his appearances on Monster Garage, Mike, has since been honored to participate in TLC’s wildly popular “Overhaulin'” and “RIDES”; shows he credits for their publicity of his TRUE FIRE™ technique. Mike has poured over 30 years of his life into his artwork, making it his primary focus, second to none.