Better late than never on corresponding :). Visions of Peace. That WAS a wonderful event. I only played a small part in orchestrating it all but was grateful, too, to be involved in it. I am so glad you have joined CIVA! I hope you…"
Thanks for your message. Many years ago, you organized a show in a church, I think in Gloucester. There was a choir, it was a wonderful event.
I showed a piece called Pilgrimage to Karbala. I have…"
"Hello! I do remember your name and face and Massachusetts but I don't remember exactly where we connected... we have lived in Ohio for five years, so it must have been " a few" years ago that we met :). "
Art History, Arts Ministry, Drawing, Education, Painting, Theology
Artist / Personal Statement
I seek to represent the spirit of space, peopled or vacant, interior or exterior, architectural or natura.
During the three years I lived in Italy the encounter with the narrative power of pre-Renaissance painting changed me, and now I struggle to make relevant those stories using contemporary visual language. I want to participate in this ‘sacra conversazione’, to become a dancer in the choreography of tradition. Images from the years I spent there flow in and out of her work.
Accomplishments / CV
Michelle Arnold is a contemporary painter with a unique freshness in her approach to representational painting. Her education is a distinctive combination of liberal arts and fine arts, with a B.A. from Gordon College in Art and English and a M.F.A. from University of New Hampshire. In addition to numerous private collections across the U.S., her work can also be found in several university collections.