Michelle Stevens

Artist / Illustrator based in Massachusetts

Available for freelance / open for commission inquiries

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Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

BFA Illustration, Minor in Sustainability

Exhibitions

2021

Group Auction, 32nd Annual MassArt Auction, Bidsquare Online - Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (Poke)

2021

Group, Inside Voices, Fitchburg Art Museum - Fitchburg, MA ("Now and Again" selected by FAM jurors to be on display at the museum for summer 2021)

2021

Group, 2021 National Prize Show, presented by the Cambridge Art Assoc, Kathryn Schultz Gallery - Cambridge, MA (Juried by Erica B Hess - "From The Bedroom Window" selected)

2021

Group, Inside Voices (In Partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum), ArtsWorcester - Worcester, MA (Now and Again)

2021

Group, Subliminal Magic, House of Venus (Online Exclusive) (SPIRIT NANA)

2021

Group, MEMBERS JURIED 1: Painting + Sculpture, ConcordArt - Concord, MA (Juried by Kirstin Lamb - "Ex-Husband" selected)

2020

Group, One, ArtsWorcester - Worcester, MA (Town of Exhaust)

2020

Group, The Color of Fruition, House of Venus, SoWA Pop-UP - Boston, MA (1999, Knowing Ourselves Through Knowing Others)

2020

Group, Emerging Artists Exhibition, presented by the Cambridge Art Assoc, Kathryn Schultz Gallery - Cambridge, MA (Masks 3)

2020

Group, In Transition (In partnership with the Fitchburg Art Museum), ArtsWorcester - Worcester, MA (Poke)

2020

Group Auction, 31st Annual MassArt All-Virtual Auction, Bidsquare Online - Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (Underground)

2019

Group, One, ArtsWorcester - Worcester, MA (Underground)

2019

Group, Dear Diary, House of Venus - Boston, MA (Untitled – Mom)

2019

Group, ONE OF A KIND – 13 Artists Selected by 13 Curators, Schiltkamp Gallery at Clark University - Worcester, MA (Nana, Masks 2)

2019

Group, 23rd Annual Boston International Fine Arts Show, Cyclorama - Boston, MA (As part of Art New England’s booth for their Retrospective Exhibition “Emerge” to celebrate the magazine’s 40th anniversary. Desert Dream)

2019

Group, Limbo, House of Venus - Boston, MA (Ginger)

2019

Solo, Michelle Stevens at Pavement BU Summer 2019, Boston University Pavement - Boston, MA

2019

Group, 20th Annual Roddy Open Competition, Concord Art - Concord, MA (Collective Unconscious)

2019

Group, Zullo Gallery 25th Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery - Medfield, MA (Masks, Masks 3)

2019

Group, BioDesign Challenge Summit 2019, Parsons School of Design - New York, NY (Shared an animation and presented with my group, “The Plastic Revolution” at the BioDesign Challenge Summit 2019)

2019

Group, About Face, ArtsWorcester - Worcester, MA (Masks)

2019

Group Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design 30th Anniversary Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design - Boston, MA (Sandy Shoes)

2019

Group, Fresh Faces – Group Exhibition of Emerging Talent, Abigail Oglivy Gallery - Boston, MA (Anima / Animus)

2019

Group, Illustration Thesis Exhibition 1, Frances Euphemia Thompson Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA

2018

Group, Haystack Exhibition, Student Life Gallery - Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt’s 39th annual exhibition of works inspired by the Interdisciplinary residency at Haystack / Deer Isle, Maine)

2018

Group, Illustration All School Show, Doran Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA

2017

Group, AKF Group MassArt Show, AKF Group at 99 Bedford St - Boston, MA (“Boston, 2018” On display in their office for one year)

2018

Group, FRUIT FROOT FRUTE, North Crackatorium at MassArt - Boston, MA

2017

Group, Ones, Aurora Gallery - ArtsWorcester

2017

Group, Arts Worcester Biennial, Aurora Gallery - Worcester, MA (Juncture)

2017

Group, Westborough Artists at the 1717 Shoppe, 1717 Shoppe - Westborough, MA (A display of artists from Westborough for the town’s 300th anniversary)

2017

Group, Illustration All School Show, President’s Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA (Two pieces of mine were selected to be on display for the annual schoolwide show)

2017

Group, MassArt show, She Breathes Balance & Wellness Studio - Walpole, MA

2016

Group, MassArt Show, Scollay Square Gallery of Boston City Hall - Boston, MA (Four of my pieces accepted to be on display)

2016

Solo, Michelle Stevens, JP Licks Davis Square - Somerville, MA

2016

Group, Noir, Uforge Gallery - Jamaica Plain, MA (“Juncture”)

2014

Boston Calling Music Festival, City Hall Plaza - Boston, MA (1 of 5 artists displayed at the 3 day music festival)

2014

Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards, City Hall - Boston, MA

2012

Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards, City Place - Boston, MA

2017

Group, The Away Show, Student Life Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA (The annual Away Show features pieces inspired by international travel and culture.)

2017

Group, Young, Dumb, and Broke, Extension Gallery - Allston, MA (Sketches From Suburbia)

2017

Group, Haystack Exhibition, Student Life Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA (MassArt’s 38th annual exhibition of works inspired by the Interdisciplinary residency at Haystack / Deer Isle, Maine)

2017

Group, Inside/Outside, North Crackatorium Gallery at MassArt - Boston, MA

Awards

2020

Honorable Mention for “NOSTALGIA” Open Call, Artrepreneur [link]

2020

Selection for the SOI Student Scholarship Competition, Society of Illustrators, NYC (“Anima / Animus”) [link]

2019

CQ57 Student Illustration Runner-Up, Creative Quarterly

2019

20th Annual Roddy Open Competition Drawing Prize, ConcordArt

2019

Studio Practice and Leadership Award, MassArt Communication Design Studio

2019

3x3 Illustration Annual No. 16 Student Show, 3x3 (Honorable Mention)

2019

Art New England Artist-in-Residence Open Call 3rd Prize Winner, Art New England (Through Artrepreneur)

2019

Illustration Faculty Choice Award, Illustration Faculty at MassArt

2019

2019 Illustration Departmental Honors, Illustration Faculty at MassArt (In recognition of excellence in studio practice)

2015

Honorable Mention, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Drawing)

2015

Honorable Mention, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Photography)

2015

Honorable Mention, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Sculpture)

2015

Honorable Mention, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Drawing)

2014

Gold Key, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Drawing)

2014

Gold Key, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Drawing)

2014

Silver Key, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Drawing)

2012

Silver Key, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards (Sculpture)