Calgary, AB, Canada
Michelle Atkinson was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and attended the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, receiving a diploma in New Media Production and Design in 2003. Since graduation she has become an internationally recognized graphic designer with over 30 awards throughout her 15+ year career. In 2010 she took a weekend glass class and has developed a parallel glass practice in addition to her visual communications pursuits. Her body of work ranges from functional home decor to more abstract sculptural work, all themed by nature and landscape. Since 2010, Michelle has grown her art practice and exhibited her work in over 40 markets and group shows within Canada. Her most recent achievement being awarded the Home Décor winner in the newly established Made in Alberta Awards in 2019.