Michael Werner was born in Hanau, Germany. he commenced study in Graphic-Design
at SgD Darmstadt under Prof. Müller-Linow.
The group show, „Das Magische Quadrat“, (The Magic Square) which he organized and
curated, lead to the awarding of a grant from the Hessische Kulturstiftung (Cultural Art
Foundation of the State of Hesse) allowing Michael to work and live in their studio in
New York City during the summer months of 2000.
In 2003, again in the role of artist, organizer and curator, Michael collaborated with the
GCCES – Goethe Center for Central European Studies and the Rice University in Houston
/Texas to produce the group show „Hessen to Houston“ at the Rice University.
In 2004, Michael made his first visit to Australia and in 2005 commenced living and
working part time in Sydney and Frankfurt, Germany.
He is currently living in Frankfurt and continuing work on several evolving series.
In 2009 he was selected for inclusion in “The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography,
published by Humble Arts Foundation, New York.
His work has been exhibited internationaly and is included in several private and public
collections, such as the Museum Hanau, Germany or Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York
and published in many catalogs to the exhibitions.