Jo Michael de Figueiredo (b. 1964), works with photo illustrations for commercial purposes. His work has won several awards among others the Visuelt award, the Most Beautiful Books of the Year award and an award for Utsnitt. Jo Michael lives and works in Oslo, Norway.
Besides his job as photo illustrator he also works with artistic photography. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, such as the Høstutstillingen and Photographic Spring Exhibition, as well as having had a solo exhibitions at the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter. His work has been purchased by Arts Council Norway and Preus Fotomuseum.