LSU – Louisiana State University

25+ years independent study

Selected Recent Exhibits:

modArt Show, ilume GALLERIE

New Abstracts - Town & Country, Chase Miller Gallery

Meltdown, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary 

Florence Biennialist  At Art Basel Miami, Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery                                                                                         

Temporary Collective, Historic Continental Gin Bldg.

Pink, Rising Gallery,

Arlington Museum of Art,

Body and Soul, The Chapel,

I Am Woman, Rising Gallery,

International Contemporary Masters, Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art, Las Vegas,

The Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy,

Colorful Personalities - Abstraction Solo Exhibit, Englishman’s,

Jesuit Museum Permanent Collection,

Wish! The Dallas Contemporary,

Borders, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary,

Hill Country Estate Charity Gala,

f.i.g. (Fashion Industry Gallery),

D Magazine Art-Slam,

Alley's House, American Fine Art Gallery (Dallas Arts District),

Plano, TX City Hall,

Art Conspiracy II, III, IV & V… (La Reunion),

Keeping it Real, Prive...

Selected Publications/Recent Reviews:

International Contemporary Masters

A + C November, 2009 Colorful Personalities...

D Magazine

American Art Collector

"Michelle de Metz's photorealist pastels were provocative and appear at first glance to be blurry photographs... Goldilocks was my favorite piece because of the blurred vulnerability that kept me there with its fine execution. There was strength here that was totally feel her blurred art is trying to let you know she is more than what she appears..." Rachel ParrishDallas Art News

"Once I talked with..." [Michelle de Metz] "... in person and learned what at quick glance appeared to be intense, brightly colored, undulating close-up photographs in reality were luscious photorealist pastels with no trace of a brushstroke, and she was stealing the show ..." -- June Mattingly, Regular Main and regular arts contributor for Modern Dallas




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