Michele Wilber (b. 1964 Ironwood, MI) is a visual artist that prefers to use photography to explore subject matter that has a deeper meaning. Born in The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Michele grew up with a love for art and the beauty of nature. Being raised a devout Italian Catholic the frequency to Mass introduced her to engaging artworks at a young age as well as the fortitude to believe in dreams. Years after raising a family, Michele opened a new chapter in her life returning to school to receive a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree from Northern Michigan University concentrating on fine art photography. The use of multiple techniques whether digital, analog or the experiment of cameraless photography while exploring subject matter that she can connect with spiritually and extend to others is essential to her journey as a photographer.
Michele lives with her husband in Negaunee, Michigan in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where the change of seasons has a way of creating its own poetry.