Michelle was born and raised in Toms River, NJ.  She received her BFA from Laguna College of Art & Design and also studied at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy. She considers her work a visual diary and finds interest in old photographs, overlooked items, and nature.  Michelle actively participates in art shows and juried exhibitions, and her work can be found in private collections in the United States, Europe, and Australia.

Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins 

Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins