Mike Howat is a NH-based painter and educator. His architectural work explores collective memory, urbanization and Americana. Howat earned his BFA at New Hampshire in Institute of Art in 2014 and has been actively involved in the regional art scene since. Howat has taught at AVA Gallery & Art Center in Lebanon, NH since 2020 where he also coordinates an outreach program that features studio visits and artist demos. He was the long-term artist-in-residence at Kimball Jenkins School of Art in Concord from 2016-2020, where he teaches painting and drawing.