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 a recent solo exhibition 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 Art Ltd. Magazine 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 is currently working on a solo exhibition, funded by the Stumptown Artist Fellowship Program, and a virtual solo exhibition "Public Attraction" with Gallery 13, where she is represented.
Michelle lives and works in Portland, Oregon.