October 31, 2013
Richmond Center for Visual Arts
Michael Schneider studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the Tokyo University of the Arts in Japan. Since 1990 he has worked intensively in the techniques of the woodcut and Holzdrucks.
Schneider has exhibited extensively in Europe, Japan, Korea, Canada and the USA. His work was included in "100 Years of Japanese Woodblock Print" where he was the only European artist included. He has been involved in non-traditional approaches to printmedia including performance, installation and sound as an extension of his printmedia practice. He is co-founder of IM:PRINT, a peer-reviewed international academic magazine with a focus on prints.
He currently teaches as assistant professor of art at Webster University in Vienna, Austria and as a faculty member of the University of Applied Arts, Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art, Department of Graphic Art and Printmedia, Vienna, Austria.