michelle charles art


Michelle Charles was born in London and arrived in America on a Jacob Mendelson Memorial Fellowship in 1982 where she spent 20 years in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and New York City. During this time Charles received numerous awards in support of her work, including a grant from Pollock Krasner Foundation Fellowship in 1993/4 and 2001/2.

She currently lives, and has her studio in London.

Her work has been exhibited throughout the world, including shows at Kettle’s Yard - Cambridge UK, Anthony Grant, NY, John Weber Gallery NY, Mobile Home Gallery, London, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY. Nueberger Museum, Purchase, NY, Weatherspoon Museum Of Art, NC, Art in General, NY, The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston UK, and at the first Lodz Biennale in Poland.

Charles’s works are a part of public and private collections that include: The Brooklyn Museum, British Museum, National Museum of Art Washington DC, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA, The Jerome Foundation, Minneapolis, The Wellcome Trust, London, The Contemporary Arts Society, London, and The Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London.

A catalogue of recent work, with essays by Dore Ashton and Guy Brett, is now available from Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, UK. Michelle Charles has been supported by Arts Council England in her preparation for this exhibition.