Born in Buffalo, NY and raised in the city of Tonawanda, MJ Myers attended the State University at New Paltz where he received a Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in Drawing and Painting and a minor in Art History. 

Deeply embedded in the Buffalo art world, Myers works as an art handler for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, UB Anderson Gallery, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D.Martin house.  His work has been shown at multiple galleries as well as in many performances by the Buffalo, NY performance troupe Torn Space Theater.

In 2014, MJ performed his first wedding painting and has since been concentrating on the fresh movement of live event painting.