Michael Tedja was born in Rotterdam and currently lives and works in Amsterdam. From 1991 to 1996 he studied at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and did courses at the Art Institute of Chicago. From 1996 to 1998 he attended the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. In 2001 he was awarded the Charlotte Köhlerprijs for painting. Tedja’s work is included in the collections of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Fries Museum, Museum Jan Cunen, Centraal Museum and Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem. Tedja has participated in numerous group shows and eight solo exhibitions, the latest taking place in 2013 in the Cobra Museum in Amstelveen.