Michael specializes in aluminium and reclaimed wood prints as well as neon and l.e.d installations.
He spent more than twenty years in the media industry working on entertainment programmes, talk shows, documentaries, and a children’s novel. But creating original and innovative art is his true passion. He now works out of Wimbledon Art Studios in South London as a full time artist.
In recent years he has moved into more ambitious work – digitally manipulating his own photographs to produce unusual art and installations using a variety of surfaces and mediums including L.E.Ds, neon, brushed aluminium, reclaimed wood, laser-cut acrylic.. He is constantly searching for exciting new materials to experiment on. Current experiments include working on concrete and 1930's reclaimed windows.
His newest piece, Go With The Flow, features a real flowing river Thames and is made with pewter, acrylic, L.E.Ds, silicone liquid and motors. And watch out too for a few surprises floating by, including (spoiler alert) a whale and a shopping trolley!
Michael Wallner's latest work celebrates the beauty of the city through the shapes and outlines that define its landmarks and character. London, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Hong Kong, Paris and Singapore all feature in his latest collection.
Past exhibitions include The Affordable Art Fair in Singapore, Hampstead, Milan, and Battersea, The Other Art Fair (London, New York, Los Angeles), and Wimbledon Art Fair at Wimbledon Art Studios, a bi-annual show in which 140 artists invite members of the public to browse their studios.
Michael recently spent two months as the Contemporary Collective Artist in Residence at the Bankside Hotel, a boutique hotel on London's South Bank.
A collection of Michael's work can be seen currently in Degree Art's 'Locked & Loaded" online exhibition.
During lockdown Michael's work was featured in Infinity Rooms 2020 - an incredible virtual exhbition at the Bankside Hotel. The exhibition can still be seen at degreeart.com
Michael was also one of the founder members of The V-Art Show - one of the first art shows live on Zoom during lockdown.