What inspires me? When the right light turns something mundane into something beautiful and changes my mood. I feel special to have witnessed it and try to capture the feeling in my art. I want to hear not that you've been to that location but that you've felt that moment before.
Like when the sun lights up a drab forest scene with a blaze of colour just before sunset.
Although born in Québec, Michelle was raised in Kingston Ontario. Her pride of the downtown core as well as the beautiful areas that surround this town are represented in the work she does. Landscapes and cityscapes alike reflect her passion for the natural beauty of the place she calls home.
2017 “Painting with the Three Foot Brush” with John David Anderson, Midland
2016 “Painting the Figure” with Daniel Hughes, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston
2001 Graphic Design, St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario
2017 Art After Dark (spring and fall), Kingston
2016 Pan Chancho, Kingston
2016 Piggery Gallery, Newburgh
2015 Socialist Pig Café, Gananoque
2015 Purple House Café, Gananoque
2016 Socialist Pig Café, Gananoque
2015 Windmills Restaurant, Kingston
2018 Heather Haynes Gallery, Gananoque
2017 Small Batch Café, Kingston
2016 Small Batch Café, Kingston
2015 #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto
2014 Art Battle #108, Kingston
2017 Informal Adult Instructional Group Workshops, The Tett Center, Kingston
2016 Instructor for Art Zone, Agnes Etherington Art Center, Kingston
2016 Private In-Home Instructional Group Workshops, Ontario
2016 Guest Instructor, Enterprise Elementary School, Enterprise