Michelle Marcuse, 2018 Finalist

Michelle Marcuse lives and works in Philadelphia, PA where she is Co-Director of HOUSEGallery exhibition space.Receiving a Bachelor of Design at Shenkar College, Israel, [1982], she continued to Michaelis School of Art at The University of Cape Town [1983] and completed her BFA at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia.[1985]. She has shown with BLAM Projects Brooklyn, NY [2016], Arte y Amor at Taller Boricua, NYC [2016], and Borderless Caribbean at The Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, Miami, FL [2015]. She is a recipient of a 2016 Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge exhibition and was awarded a full fellowship to The Vermont Studio Center. [2012]. Acquisitions of her work have been made by The USA Embassy of Bangkok,Thailand; the University of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD and the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA. Her work is part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art collection in Philadelphia, PA and is currently on exhibit at the Science and History Institute in Philadelphia, PA.