Born in Montpellier in the south of France, Michelle has lived in Europe, Africa, Canada, and the United States. Her work has been highly influenced by her life experience. Primarily painting with oils, Michelle also uses acrylics and occasionally watercolors. Her paintings have been purchased by individuals who have an appreciation for art as well as those who are major collectors. She is self-taught and her work has a naive or outsider quality to it. Currently Michelle is living and working in Southern Oregon, USA.