Michelle Knox Artist Bio

Started working in glass in 1997 at the California College of Arts and Crafts (now CCA) in Oakland, CA.
www.michelleknox.com

Michelle Knox is originally a New Jersey native. She relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1997, where she attended and graduated from The California College of the Arts in 2000 with a Bachelors of Fine Art, emphasizing in Glass.

For more than 15 years, Michelle has studIed art and specifically glass making at internationally recognized glass institutes such as Public Glass, Urban Glass, Bullseye Glass, Penland School of Crafts and Pilchuck Glass School.

Ms. Knox has studied under many notable artists like Clifford Rainey, Pamina Traylor, Therman Statom, Deb Cerzedsco, Silvia Levenson and most recently Gene Koss at Tulane University where she received her Master of Fine Arts degree on full scholarship in 2011.

Some recent venues for her work have included the Oakland Museum and The Museum of Craft and Design, along with numerous other fine art galleries nationwide. Michelle’s work always upholds a sensual level of beauty while engaging the viewer in a corporal way.

Michelle currently lives and works in Oakland, CA and teaches at The Crucible Art Center.

“Dark Remembrance”
Michelle Knox
2012
Blown glass and steel
7′ x 12″

“Passages”
Michelle Knox
2011
Installation of charred wood arches with cast glass with concrete and steel
Arches: 10′ x 6′; Glass Sculptures: 5′ x 12″

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