Michelle is a Canadian-born artist living and working between Montreal and Chicago. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Miami. Michelle then studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design earning an Associates’ degree in Applied Science. Michelle is currently studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, working towards a Master of Fine Arts Degree.

Michelle’s interdisciplinary approach to drawing and extended image practice addresses tension. Her introspective body of work scrutinizes the internal build-up and lingering trauma within the body. Grappling with experiences of the body and the discomfort of fitting into one’s own skin.

Her work has been exhibited in galleries at the University of Miami, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Mana Contemporary Chicago, The Current, Stowe, VT, and the Design Museum of Chicago. Michelle is the recent recipient of International Cultural Management’s second prize Artist Art for Peace Award. 

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