Michele Kortbawi Wilk Solo Exhibition

Michele Kortbawi Wilk Solo Exhibition banner featuring a detail of a deer painting.


Abend Gallery is proud to present Michele Kortbawi Wilk's Solo Exhibition opening on January 5th, 2022.


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About the artist

Michele Kortbawi Wilk is a self-taught artist, apart from art classes during her early years, who began drawing and painting when she was very young. Her love for art is equally shared with a love for all animals. In her young adulthood, Michele’s passion for animals landed her a job in Southern California working with animals for the motion picture industry.

Her practice in painting was informed first and foremost whilst working alongside exotic, native and domestic animals in the film industry. Wilk continued to paint for pleasure while at the same time attracting the attention of famed Hollywood animal trainers such as Frank Inn (owner and trainer of “Benji”) and Cindy Cullen (daughter of Edgar Rice Boroughs). She found herself with regular commissions and began painting fulltime.