Michelle Louis

Michelle Louis

Middleton, WI, United States

About Michelle Louis

Featured in Saatchi Art collections and catalog, Michelle Louis has exhibited in group and solo shows worldwide. Her paintings are held in private, corporate, and public collections. In addition to art collectors, she's licensed work to designers and consultants for projects large and small.
"Artist and naturalist deeply connected to place, I paint to cultivate connection to the land and honor my kinship to the natural world."


Artist and naturalist trained in studio art, graphic design, and landscape architecture, Michelle Louis' studio extends to her yard, where she nurtures an edible landscape. BA, University of Wisconsin, USA.


Artist Interview- http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/artists/artist-profile-michelle-louis/

Louis was selected as one of 100 artists from across the country to show her work in the National Parks Centennial Exhibition. She writes a popular trail blog on nature and her art as part of her website at https://www.michellelouis.com/blog

Michelle Louis has paintings featured in several Saatchi Art collections including: New-This-Week, Inspired-by-Hans-Arp, Inspired-by-Wassily-Kandinsky, Nordic Neutrals, Get the Look-Circular Logic, Inspired by Jackson Pollock- New Abstract Expressionism, Black-out, Art Therapy, Mid-Century Modern.


2021- "Art of Water V" James May Gallery on Artsy, Algoma, WI
"Stand," Art Fluent, Boston, MA
"Members' Exhibition" WVA SC, Madison, WI
2020- "Art is in the Air," MSN Airport Gallery, Madison, WI.
Secura Show, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI.
2019- The Other Art Fair, Mana Contemporary, Chicago
WVA, UW Hospital, Madison, WI
Roots, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI
Water III, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI
Artist-in-residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
2018- Juried Annual, Freeport Art Museum, Award winner, Freeport, Illinois
Summer Exhibition, Atelier Güell, Barcelona, Spain
Artist-in-residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
2017- WVA SC Show, Madison, WI
Steenbock Gallery, Madison, WI
Artist-in-residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
2016- National Parks Centennial Exhibition, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Artist-in-Residence, Ice Age National Scenic Trail
2015- Women's Works International, Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, Il
Justified Art, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
Artist-in-Residence, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2014- Artist-in-Residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
2013- Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI, USA (2 person)
International Festival of Art, Adugyama, Ghana, Africa
2013- National Gallery of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica (solo)
Festival Internaciónal del Arte, Sisid-Anejo, Ecuador
2011- Artist-in-Residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
2010- Artist-in-Residence, Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
Gallery on the Main, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (4 person)
2006- CitiArtSpace, Madison Municipal Building, Madison, Wisconsin (solo)
2005- Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin
2004- Artist-in-Residence, Can- Serrat, Barcelona, Spain