Michelle has been creating art for the past 20 years and has been a full time artist for 14 years. Her works are held in public, private and corporate collections worldwide.
A multi media artist, she has worked extensively in all scales of the bronze medium and has developed a body of photographic artworks and mixed media paintings
Of deep interest to her are the unseen "energy" and spiritual connections which underly and steer existence, as well as the interconnected nature of all things.
Movement and energy feature strongly in her work, as well as harmonic connections with nature.
Her work is shown by a number of fine art galleries across New Zealand and she regularly participates in curated shows.
. In 2016 her work was included In the international Imago Mundi exhibition "Kiwi Consciousness"" as part of the collection of Luciano Benneton, Italy.
Recently Michelle's ink artworks have been recognized in several awards, receiving a Merit Award in the Tamaki Estuary Art & Ecology Prize (2018) & was also a finalist in the Parkin Drawing Prize (2018 & 2019). She won first prize for her miniature Painting at the Franklin Arts Festival and is currently a finalist in the 2019 Waiheke Walker & Hall Award.
Michelle's creative journey continues .....