Michael LaHood

Michael LaHood (singer), aka Hoodie, is an interdisciplinary artist who uses a variety of materials to focus attention and practice on the relational spaces between people. His works incorporate heartbeat, breath, tokens of exchange, handmade balloons, light, sound, immersive video, fire, and song in celebration and growth. 

Hoodie sang for four years in college with the Stanford Mendicants a cappella group, and has performed in a variety of stage productions in a musical role. His most attentive and rewarding audience is his one year old son, who has recently begun to sing along, E-I-E-I-O.

Mike is also the lead wrangler for the Chicago Full Moon Jam, and is involved in producing a variety of fire events and retreats. He received his MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Columbia College Chicago in 2013.