Each piece is created within the space of observation and memory, utilizing dreams, nature, flowers, insects, and totems. Often several pieces are worked simultaneously, such that ultimately they form a series. Surfaces are covered, scraped, scratched, and reworked. Though a process of constant revision, the work takes shape. Ms. Michaud was born in Manchester, NH, and currently resides in Philadelphia. She has traveled within North America and Europe, and utilizes imagery from her travels in her work. She has exhibited in the Philadelphia area and New York since 2004.