Hailing from the mountains of North Central Pennsylvania, Michelle received her BA from Penn State University and her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Ramin has exhibited nationally, including at Southern Exposure in San Francisco, SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery in NYC, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, and The Pennsylvania College of Technology in PA, with an upcoming solo exhibition at The Office at Russo Lee Gallery in Portland, OR. Ramin’s work has been featured in such publications as New American Paintings, SF Weekly, Beautiful Decay, and Mills College's Academic Journal 580 Split, to name a few. Ramin was also awarded the prestigious San Francisco Bay Guardian 2014 Goldie Award for Excellence in Visual Art, and her work is included in the Jimenez-Colon permanent collection in Puerto Rico. She currently lives and works in Portland, OR.