Michelle graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art and Design and received an Honours BFA from Guelph University and has taught art for over 25 years. Michelle has taught students from Upper Canada College, the Metropolitan Preparatory Academy in Toronto, Appleby College in Oakville, the Bluewater District Board of Education and in the Town of the Blue Mountains. For eight years she was the head of the art department at Pretty River Academy in Collingwood. In addition, she is the co-founder of the BSA Art and Music Summer Camp. Since starting the school she has also given private art instruction as well as art classes and workshops in high schools, elementary schools and Montessori schools in both Simcoe County and the Town of the Blue Mountains. Michelle founded The Bay School of Art in 2006 and is thrilled to be able to provide art instruction to all ages and all levels of ability.