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 Davidoff resides with his family in Ulster County, New York and maintains his studio at his home. Commissions are always welcomed.