Michael Koller Biography

Michael Koller




California-based painter and printmaker Michael Koller was born in Austria and immigrated to Los Angeles, California with his family when he was seven. He studied with painter Wing K. Leong at the Museum Art School in Portland, Oregon, in the 1970s, followed by courses at the Otis Art Institute under Chris Brown and additional courses at UCLA. He then taught himself various printmaking methods before studying at the printmaking workshop Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles under Tony Zepeda. He is a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society and the California Society of Printmakers. His work his held in various private and corporate collection throughout the U.S., Japan, France, and Greece.