Michelle Laxalt earned her MFA in Ceramics as a Welch Fellow at Georgia State University and her BFA from the University of Nevada, Reno. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, and works out of a studio at the Goat Farm Arts Center. Her practice is rooted in ceramics, textiles, and other sculptural media, and her work addresses the vulnerability of the body. She has exhibited nationally in a number of exhibitions.
Laxalt was in a three-person exhibition at ShowerHaus Gallery in May, completed a residency at the Hambidge Center in July, and was in the group exhibition on singing the body formless and electric at Whitespace Gallery in August. Her solo exhibition Husk was recently on view at MINT Gallery. She currently has work in the group exhibition Fruitful Labors at the Zuckerman Museum of Art and her solo exhibition husks // limbs // phantoms // meuses is on view through mid-November at the Smith-Williams Art Gallery at Piedmont College.
Upcoming exhibitions and events:
husks // limbs // phantoms // meuses // Smith-Williams Art Gallery // Piedmont College, Demorest, GA // October 16 – November 16, 2019
–opening reception October 27
Fruitful Labors // curated by Kirstie Tepper // Zuckerman Museum of Art // August 16 – November 10, 2019
— on view until November 10