Imagine

A picture is a poem without words

-Horace
michelle morine-chapa

Biography

Blending reality and fantasy allows my artwork to convey a message when I have trouble articulating into words: “Hope lies within yourself.” I use acrylic paint to find a balance that portrays a dream-like world, where the subconscious becomes prominent.
I find it important to showcase a message for viewers to imagine a free-floating universe where they can connect to a place inside themselves, and know that humanity does care.
There is an internal conflict brewing in every person between how to balance personal desires while still unselfishly caring for others. I want to capture that struggle showing that balance can be achieved while remaining empathetic to others.
-Michelle Morine

EXHIBITIONS:

2017 July – Present. Visitor Experience Volunteer at the Minneapolis Institute of Art
2016 Aug 1 – October City Hall, Shorewood Minnesota
2016 July 9-10 to ArtStock Art and Wine Festival – Parlay Lake Winery 8350 Parlay Lake Road Waconia Mn 55387
 2016 Jan-Opening Sat. January 30th from 7-9 The Sower Gallery Shepard of The Hill Church
2015 Dec 22-Feb Chaska Community Center
2015 Nov. 7 1-3pm Chaska Library Local Poet-Artist Show 3 City Hall Plaza
2015 Oct 23 7-9pm The Sower Gallery Shepard of The Hill Church

2015 Oct 28 8am to 5pm ST. PAUL LOCATION: Ramsey County Conference Center, 121 East 7th Place, St. Paul, MN 55101

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
was signed into law by
President George H.W. Bush
on July 26, 1990.

2015 Aug 29 Minnesota State Fair – Education Building
Art Stock
Location: Parley Lake Winery Waconia, Minnesota
Date: 7/11/15
Hours: Noon to 7pm
Free to the public

2015-  Family Day on July 26 at the Minnesota History Center(I will be signing posters) and The State Fair

July 26, 2015 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate the 25th ADA Anniversary! Family Day at the Minnesota History Center FREE Admission.



2015  Opening Reception: Chaska Community Center June 14th from 2-5pm


2014 September 19 – December 31 at MRA formerly Trusight’s headquarters in Plymouth, Minnesota


2014 July 12 Parlay Lake Winery 8350 Parlay Lake Road Waconia Mn 55387 12-7


2014 Jan-April Vision Loss Resources
           1936 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis(solo show)

2013 October Chaska community center

2013 October Stevens Square Center for the arts

 2013  September 10 – December 31, 
                         at Trusight’sheadquarters in Plymouth, MN

2013 Sept.-Oct.’ Artist of the Month’ Watertown Library

2013 Aug. 10,-Sept.1 State Fair Overflow Show Hopkins Center for the Arts

2013 Jan. 5,-27th The Bedtime Story Show  Stevens Square

 Center for the Arts 1905 Third AVE S Minneapolis MN
2012 September 27-29 STARSHINE. The Mounds Theatre in St. Paul, MN
2012 Summer published Veterans Voices national magazine

2012 second place Veterans Administrations Creative Arts Festival poetry
(national level)
2012 third place Veterans Administrations Creative Arts Festival (state level)
2011 solo exhibition Dunn Brothers Coffee House in Chaska MN
2011 Chaska River City Days, Arts & Crafts Fair
2011 second place Veterans Administrations Creative Arts Festival (state level)
2011 Summer  published Veterans Voices national magazine

2011 Fall published Veterans Voices national magazine


2010 first place Veterans Administrations Creative Arts Festival (state level)

Please visit my friend and mentor Sara Lee Hanlon