Born in Tambov in 1957. He graduated from the Ryazan radio engineering Institute. Currently working as an electrician on Tambov radio-telelevision transmitting center.
Children's attempts to make something out of wood to the 90-th years turned into creativity. Michael started with the production of candlesticks, chandeliers, lamps, furniture. In recent years, many works on wooden panels.
"Works Gvozdeva difficult to classify, they have no names, each spectator sees in them something of their own. Michael – the person with the developed imagination, observant, in love with nature. Preferences in the choice of wood is not important – the colour and the shape". – "Michurinskaya Pravda", 30.03. 2006.