Michael Davidoff has extended the range of water color painting, working with a controlled detailed technique. He is recognized as an adherent of “Regional Realism.” The primary theme of his paintings is rural New York State and New England, depicted by homes, barns, historic landmarks and their natural environs and by seasonal landscapes. His love of upstate New York and the New England countryside and coastal waterways produce endless inspiration for his work.
Born in Paris, France in 1944, Michael revealed natural talents as a youth. He graduated the High School of Art & Design in New York City, where he majored in advertising art and illustration. He continued a career in commercial art, spanning 15 years, while developing an advocation in fine art. Since 1975, Davidoff has devoted his full attention to watercolor painting and has established himself as an outstanding artist. Critics have acclaimed Davidoff for his controlled crisp style of realism. Excellent draftsmanship and brush rendering and authenticity in detail, color and depiction are hallmarks of this realist painter’s work. He has had his work displayed at major art exhibitions earning him numerous awards and a sizable following. Michael resides in Ulster County, New York and maintains his studio at his home.