Michael Theise is active/lives in Connecticut. Michael Theise is known for trompe still life.
Biography Michael Theise
Michael Theise is a trompe l'oeil genre painter. Born in the Bronx and raised in Milford, Connecticut, Theise graduated from the nearby Paier School of Art in Hamden, where he studied under trompe l'oeil artist, Ken Davies. While studying under Davies, Theise experimented with realism, primarily by painting African wildlife with intense attention to detail. His passion segued naturally into trompe l'oeil, as he began using objects of compelling interest in his compositions. Captivated by the new direction of his painting, Theise dedicated himself to the trompe l'oeil tradition.
Today, Theise is recognized for compositions that employ diverse subjects such as American currency, playing cards, game boards, portrait miniatur
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