Grace - Herron - Mike Kolbe

Mike Kolbe

Grace - Herron

Found Objects

After a holiday in Zimbabwe in 1995 Michael was inspired to make metal bird sculptures out of old drums, wire and nuts. Since these beginnings his pieces continue to be particularly popular as
Michael manages to beautifully capture such life like qualities in every individual piece. Michael's subject matter presently incorporates a broad spectrum of wildlife – birds, animals, insects and
reptiles (both great and small) from Africa, America and Australia.

Michael primarily works with scrap metal and black rust inhibitor. He recommends 'penetrol' spray as a good product for the upkeep of the finish and to prevent corrosion.