Photograph by Shaun Crabb

Photograph by Shaun Crabb

Michelle Anna Boire

Michelle Anna Boire is a Bay Area native, who currently lives in Redwood City. She received her BA in Fine Arts from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and her MFA in Photography at San Jose State University. She currently teaches art and photography at an independent high school.

Michelle's artwork focuses on the concepts and psychology of personal memory. She is interested in exploring the way in which one's perceptions and means of negotiating memory work to form and foster an individual's identity. Michelle is currently researching her family’s history and its connection to transgenerational trauma.


Recent Exhibitions and Publications

2019 Brea Gallery, Break CA, Group Show: Made in California

2018 Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont CA, Group Show: 6th Annual Juried Art Show

2018  TEJAS Gallery, Dayton OH, Group Show: Millennial Show

2018  Maker's Magazine, Issue 5: Home

2017  Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato CA, Group Show: AbstrAction

2017   Chromatic Coffee, Santa Clara CA, Solo Show: but please bear with me

2017   Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley CA, Group Show: Wake, Sleep, Repeat

2016   Killjoy Collective, Portland OR, Group Show: Nasty Women benefit show

2014   Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland CA, Group Show: Home

2012   Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville CA, Group Show: Photo Alchemy


Recent Workshops

2017   Women's Center for Creative Work, Los Angeles, Artists Teaching Art