Michelle is a professional artist and illustrator based in lovely Portland, Oregon. Utilizing a variety of mediums, she explores various themes drawing from both ancient and modern cultures. 
A fascination with the interconnections between science, nature, myth and symbol provides her with endless ideas for her works of art. Receiving her BFA in 1991, she has been fortunate to be able to work on projects ranging from costume and set design for the theater to completing over 50 original pet portraits for her clients. Her work has been collected throughout the United States as well as England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Denmark.