MK Jilek

Chicago, Illinois

MK Jilek works with acrylic paint to create stunning, vibrant abstracts that beautify any setting.

MK Jilek is a talented and visionary American abstract artist based in Chicago, IL. She holds a unique perspective on the world, perceiving everything as an energy exchange. Recognizing that "the choices we make and how we handle life's events ultimately shape us as individuals".

This outlook is reflected in her work, which is an expression of her feelings and interpreatations of the world around her.

Jilek's art is a masterclass in intuition. She creates without preconceived plans, allowing each piece to take shape organically as she lays down her marks, resulting in a chaotic, yet aesthetically pleasing form. She believes that art should evoke a reaction, inspiring us to delve deeper and question our own perspectives. This philosophy has earned her recognition from audiences and art enthusiasts all over the country.

Jilek's abstract works are created using a variety of mediums and tools, each chosen for its unique ability to convey the emotions she wishes to express. Each piece is one of a kind, impossible to replicate, and imbued with her own unique language of symbols, honed over years of practice. Her murals and canvas works are meditative, reflecting the rhythm of her mark-making, which she allows to be guided by the space in which they are created.

MK is the artist in residence and creative director at the Ambassador Hotel in Chicago, IL.

She has had her works displayed on billboards and murals in the 2022 Sun Chips National art campaign with Bobby Berk. MK has also had her work in Architectural digest and was on the panel for art and entrepreneurship with Future Galarie in Chicago, IL.


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