Michael Kovner was born in 1948 in kibbutz Ein Hachoresh. He is the son of the famous Israeli poet Aba Kovner. Between 1972 and 1975 he studied in New York Studio School. Kovner has exhibited at the Ramat Gan Museum and at the Ein Harod Museum of Art. He also exhibited in George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco. And had many exhibitions at the Bineth Gallery over the years. Kovner works in Israel and New-York, and exhibits paintings from both atmospheres.