(Michelle and filmmaker Lingyun Zheng working on There's a Song Somewhere Among the Fjords, 2018)
 
MICHELLE O'CONNELL
b. Flemington, New Jersey
Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION
Hunter College- MFA- 2018
China Academy of Art (Hangzhou)- Chinese Art and Language Certificate- 2008
Maryland Institute College of Art- BFA- Painting- 2007

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 
Guilin, I will be forever grateful., LIC Arts Open, Modern Spaces, Long Island City, NY

2010 
China Landscapes, Milton’s Place Gallery, Guilin, China

2009 
Travels Through China, Backstreet Gallery, Guilin, China

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 
Survey Dover Plains, 5 Harts Productions, Dover Plains, NY
Sun Sounds, Babycastles, New York, NY

2018 
Here and There, New York and Shenzhen, 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, NY
Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition, 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

2017 
Drawing Out, 80 WSE Performance Festival, New York, NY

2015 
Over the Bridge, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
We Are Queens, Falchi Building, Long Island City, NY
Winter Salon, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 
Winter Secrets, Local Project Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Citi Bank Group Show, Citi Bank Building, Long Island City, NY

2013 
10x10, Reis Studios Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2007 
International Arts Juried Exhibition, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
Celebrating Zhejiang, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Big, Red, Portable, and Digital, collaborative installation, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Transcendent Tabla, Guitar, and Didgeridoo, collaborative project, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2006 
Inter/Arts Concert Lab Exhibition and Performance, collaboration with musicians from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Brown Center, Baltimore, MD 
Transient Modern Landscape, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Visual Music, Lyric Opera House, Baltimore, MD

2005 
The Seven Doors of Bluebeard’s Castle, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD
Teacher Fly-In, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2004 
Settings and Sources, Goucher College, Towson, MD
Ferocious Beauty: The Human Genome Project, collaboration with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Falvey Hall, MICA, Baltimore, MD


RESIDENCIES
2019
Wassaic Project- Wassaic, New York

PRESS
Small, Zachary, Laughter and Tears in Hunter College’s MFA Thesis ShowHyperallergic, May 25, 2018
Guilin Evening News, Inside the Picture There is Another Story, August 10, 2009
Baltimore City Paper, Inter/Arts Concert Lab with Members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Vol. 30 No. 48, 2006







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