Michael Klein is a talented painter with a unique sensitivity towards nature, which he acquired at a young age. Growing up in the Midwest Michael placed the highest importance on staying truthful to what he was experiencing in life through his paintings.
After he graduated from high school he started training at ateliers in Minnesota. These studi schools offered a rigorous program that adhered to the stringent French academic tradition.
After finishing his studies in the Midwest, Michael sought out the renowned painter Jacob Collins. Through the influences of his peers, Michael developed in a direction unique for his time.