San Francisco based artist Michele King opens doors into the perception of self in relationship with the world. Her paintings and interdisciplinary projects investigate feedback loops between body, mind, place, and the invisible world.
Michele’s creative practice draws on material experimentation, conversations, observation, listening, documentary field work, and writing. As a kinesthetic learner, she has mostly discovered her artistic methods through trial and error and refined her visual language through years of practice. She is also informed by a background in urban planning working with communities in transition.
Michele is passionate about making contemporary art more accessible— as a means for raising questions, challenging perceptions, reflecting mystery, and supporting the spirit in uncertain times. She has been exhibiting her work for close to two decades. Recent endeavors include The Poetics of Light (review) at Avenue 12 Gallery in San Francisco, Making Neighbourhoods research residency and exhibition in Barcelona, and a collaboration with Stanford Urban Resilience Lab. Ongoing work includes The Color of Belonging, Mirror Neurons and site specific projects (forthcoming).