Michelle Knox was born in New Jersey and relocated to the Bay Area in 1997
where she attended and graduated from The California College of the Arts in
2000 with a Bachelors of Fine Art: Glass.
For more than a decade, Michelle has study glass making at internationally
recognized glass institutes such as Public Glass, Urban Glass, Bullseye Glass, Penland School of Crafts and Pilchuck Glass School.
Throughout her career she has been active in her community. For two years she was the Executive Director of Public Glass in San Francisco while simultaneously teaching youth in the inner cities of Richmond and Berkeley CA. Later, she would go on to run a studio in Chicago and
continue teaching in New Orleans, Chicago and New York amongst other locations.
Michelle has studied under many great artists but most recently Gene Koss at Tulane University where she received her MFA on full scholarship in 2011.
Some recent venues for her work are the Oakland Museum, The Museum of
Craft and Design, along with numerous other fine art galleries like Sculpture Site, Micaela's Gallery, Ken Saunders Gallery and Arden Fine Art.
Trained as a glass blower, Michelle 's skills are not limited; she is well versed in glass casting, kiln forming, cold working, metal fabrication and woodworking.
She now lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.