The artist was born in Vienna, Austria. Michaell was exposed to Modern Art at an early age. Growing up in his home with its collection of art by his uncle, the famous Austrian painter, the late Adolf Frohner (professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna / Frohner Museum.)
“As long as I can remember, I have been involved with art in one form or another; from being a disc jockey to producing fashion shows, to producing/ directing/ screenwriting international television programs for 20 years, to finally arrive at creating music and paintings.
“I am inspired when something different draws my attention. Not different for different's sake but differently as in expressing a fresh, new way.
An original creation."
“I try to be as concise as possible in expressing my inspirations. I believe a work of art must be capable of standing on its own, instead of creating the piece to fit a particular surrounding.