Silke Miche was born in 1970 in Nordhausen (Thuringia). After a study course at the Free University of Berlin, she studied painting at the Weissensee University of the Arts in Berlin from 1997 to 2004, where she became a master’s student. In 2000 she was awarded an Erasmus Scholarship at the Accademia di belle arti di Venezia and in 2010 a scholarship from the Käthe-Dorsch-Stiftung. Miche lives and works in Berlin and Brandenburg.