Vita – Michele Schuff


Michele Schuff grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan, USA.
She holds fine arts degrees in painting from Wayne State University  in Detroit, Michigan and University of Georgia in Atlanta.

In recent years she has worked prolifically in her preferred medium of encaustic.
She lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is represented by the Whitespace Gallery.

She has received numerous awards and artist residencies, including most recently at Künstlerhaus Plüschow in Germany.



LIGHT BREAKS – Works by Kamila Najbrtová, Michele Schuff, Silvia Sinha
Project Art Lounge, Atelier Davidseck, Basel, Switzerland

Measure for Measure- Encaustic Works by Michele Schuff
September 26- October 18 2013 Georgia College and State University Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Milledgeville, GA

June 22-September 14, 2013 The Weave Shed Gallery, The Hambidge Center Rabun, GA

Fables of the Eco Future, curated by Lisa Alembic
March 2013-June2013 The Hambidge Center, Rabun GA

Hambidge 2013 Art Auction and Performance Gala
April 27, 2013, Goat Farm Art Center, Atlanta GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2013, Mason Murer Atlanta, GA

ZEN DIXIE, curated by John Otte
June15-July15 323 Berean Ave Atlanta, GA

57th Juried Exhibition, Haggin Museum
July 5-September 2, 2012 Stockton, CA


May 2012, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Annual Hambidge Auction + Performance Gala
May 19, The Goat Farm Arts Center Atlanta, GA

Windsor Whitney Biennial-Online Exhibition
March 2012

Art Papers Auction
February 2012, Mason Murer Atlanta, GA


The December Show
December 2011, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta GA

Constant Abrasive Irritation Produces The Pearl: A Disease Of The Oyster, Curated by John Otte
October 22, 2011- Jan 29, 2012 The Pearl, New Orleans, LA

Metronome-New Works by Michele Schuff
June 10- July 23, 2011 Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta GA


The December Show
December 2010, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta GA

15th Annual Hambidge Auction + Performance Gala
November 2010, Atlanta GA

Umbrella Arts- Governor’s Island Art Fair
September 2010, Umbrella Arts, NY, NY

Little Things Mean a Lot
February 2010, Swan House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2010, Mason Murer Atlanta, GA

The December Show
December, 2010 Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Paint + Wood
May, 2009 Umbrella Arts, NY NY

All Small Redux
Jurors: Rachael Baldanza, Lisa Alembic, Richard Gess
February 12-March 22, 2009 Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College Decatur, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 6, 2009 Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA


The December Show
December 13, 2008 -January 10, 2009 Whitespace Gallery Atlanta, GA

Big Angel Blowout
November 2008 Whitespace Gallery Atlanta, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2008 Mason Murer Atlanta, GA


The December Show
December 2007 Whitespace Gallery Atlanta, GA

Big Angel Blowout
November 2007 Whitespace Gallery Atlanta, GA

Lux in Tenebris/Light in the Darkness- Paintings and Installation by Michele Schuff
April 12, 2007-May 5, 2007 Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2007 Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA


Pink Days, Azure Nights new works by 16 artists
February 2006 Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2006, Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA


MOCA GA Art Auction
December 2005, Atlanta, GA

Hambidge Center for the Arts 10th Annual Art Auction
November 2005, Atlanta, GA

Art Papers Auction
February 2005, Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA Atlanta, GA


Eyedrum Art Market Exhibition
December 2004, Atlanta, GA

MOCA GA Art Auction
December 2004, Atlanta, GA

Art Papers Auction
January 2004, City Hall East Atlanta, GA


Eyedrum Art Market
December 2003, Atlanta, GA

Fifth Class Group Exhibition
November 2003, Atlanta, GA

Earlier Exhibits

Mural Commission-Summer Murals Program
June 2002, City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, site: Arthur Langford Park

Our Visions/Our Voices: Current Works by Atlanta Women Artists
February 2001, Barbara Archer Gallery Atlanta, GA

Dreaming Awake
June 2000, A.C.,T. Detroit, MI

Conjunction- Thesis Exhibition
April 2000, Georgia State University Gallery

Columbus Museum Regional Juried Exhibition
July 1999, Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
Juror: William Bodine, Jr. Chief Curator, Columbia Museum of Art, SC

Convergence ‘98
December 1998, Memorial Hall for the Arts, Wilmington, Vermont
Juror: Rachel Lafo, Curator, the de Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

Art, Sweat, and Beers Group Exhibit
May 1998, “The Silver Ceiling”, Atlanta, GA

Coded and Loaded Group Exhibit
September 1998 Georgia State University Gallery

Group Show
August 1998,”The Silver Ceiling”, Atlanta, GA

Work- Group Exhibit
January 1998, “The Silver Ceiling”, Atlanta, GA

One Person Show
November 1997, 249 F Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, GA

Michele Schuff- One Person Show
Fall, 1995 Michigan Design Center, Bloomfield, MI

Field of Vision
Michele Schuff and Alan Watson June 1992 A.C., T. Detroit, MI

For more information visit Michele Schuff’s website.