Michelle Lewis Australian, Pitjantjatjara , b. 1983

Michelle was born in Ernabella in 1983 where she went to school in Ernabella and later worked at the Ernabella Clinic. Michelle Lewis is a rising star of the Ernabella painting studio. She is daughter to senior painter Atipalku Intjalki and master punu(wood) maker Adrian Intjalki. Her sisters are Langaliki and Lynette Lewis are both accomplished artists. Michelle began painting at the very end of 2017 and has quickly developed an individual style based around her father's country at Makiri, east of Ernabella. She has three children. Her art has been shown across Australia and internationally, includingat the annual Desert Mob exhibition in at Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs, Short St Gallery Broome and Aboriginal Signature Gallery in Brussels.