Michael graduated with honors, receiving both his M.Ed. and M.F.A from the Alanus University for Arts and Social Sciences in Bonn, Germany. He has been awarded numerous stipends by the Federal Republic of Germany for his performance in art. His work has been exhibited throughout Europe and New York including international art fairs like the Art Cologne and Art Karlsruhe. His work has been featured in Hyperrealist Magazine as well as the Paul Clemen Museum in Bonn and is part of the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Collection among others. Michael Weiss lives and works in Brooklyn and is currently continuing his practice at the New York Academy of Art in Tribeca.