Michelle Illuminato

M. Michelle Illuminato is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including Key to the City of Aliquippa and Best Event in Pennsylvania, and has exhibited nationally and internationally. Last year she was an artist-in-resident at the Internationales Waldkunst Zentrum in Darmstadt, Germany and the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France as part of a yearlong sabbatical from Alfred University, where she is an Associate Professor. Select projects include: The Neighborhood Revisited, Open Engagement (Pittsburgh), Lenz, Internationale Waldkunstzentrum (Darmstadt, Germany), Explorart, AreaOdeon (Monza, Italy), Wild Food Cook-Off, MK Gallery (Portland, OR), Double X, Herberger College of the Arts (Tempe, AZ), Stations, CSMA and String Room Galleries (Ithaca, NY), To Let (Ithaca, NY), Guide/Vodic, Kontext Gallery (Belgrade, Serbia), MIX: Musical Swap Meet, The Cube (Belgrade), Junk is Back! Due Settemani (Ballabio, Italy), Paradise Gardens, Vogelfrei 6 (Darmstadt, Germany), Living Statues/Statue Vivante, La Corte Arte Contemporanea (Florence, Italy).