b. 1953 in Uppsala, resident in Stockholm
Printmaker and painter.

Mikael Kihlman has had a large number of exhibitions in Sweden and abroad. For his black and white prints, in the technique drypoint, he has received many international awards, among them in Canada, USA, Poland, China, Romania, Serbia, Spain and Japan. In Sweden Kihlman has received the Karlskoga Nobel Art Award 2001, the Swedish Printmakers Associatons Eric Wessel-Fougstedts Scholarship 2004, together with the cultural journalist Karl Haskel, honorary scholarship from the Nils G. Stenqvists Memorial Fund 2009 and The Swedish Fine Art Print Society, the Axel Fridell Pin Award 2023. In 2015 Kihlman received the title of Doctoris Honoris Causa at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw Poland.

Kihlmans works is in the collections at The British Museum, London, National Museum, Modern Museum, Malmö Art Museum, Norrköping Art Museum, Borås Art Museum, Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, the Swedish Art Council, Municipal and private collections, Finnish State Art Deposit Collection and International Biennales and Triennales collections.

Member of the Swedish Printmakers Association, Taidegraafikot, Finland and the Swedish Artist Union, KRO.