• About ME

    Photographer, Business owner, Art collector, and Producer

    About Mike Glad

    <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Mike Glad was born in Pensacola, Florida. The son of an aviation naval officer, he grew up in cities throughout the United States and Europe. He attended Georgia Tech on a football scholarship, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

     

    <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Mike Glad has spent thirty-five years traveling in developing countries documenting the lives of indigenous people. He has contributed photos to several travel magazines and books, and in 2006 he won Costco’s International Photo Contest, which had received more than 30,000 entries. Over the years throughout Mexico and Central America, Mike Glad observed the changing traditions of indigenous cultures and wanted to tell their story.

  • The Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    When Mike Glad set up The Art of Anime and Everything Cool Auction for late June, he hoped to raise a little money and awareness of anime and western animation. However, his expectations were blown out of the water during a three-day bidding war that showed just how popular this art remains. ...
    Though retired, Mike Glad takes an active role in his community, alongside the Glad Family Trust. Over the years, he has become a critical humanitarian who has donated much of his goodwill and income to various groups. For example, he recently helped set up the Icons of American Animation...
    Mike Glad is a retired animation fan who has done much to help promote this art form and increase its appreciation throughout the world. And his upcoming anime sale will take his love and spread it to other fans by allowing them to purchase art directly from their favorite series. Information on...
    More Posts
  • reach out

    I'm available for Pro Bono work in D.C. and Philadelphia area.  

    All Posts
    ×