Michelle Ewert is a multi-discipline artist currently focused on provoking joy through the intersection of narrative story-telling and absurdity. She creates colorful ‘monsters’ to play with the human form in familiar and unfamiliar ways. Dance, motion, color contrast, and music greatly influence her art. She looks to the artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Robert Rauschenberg, and Hieronymus Bosch as inspirations in creating her work.

Michelle is a clinical research coordinator involved in bleeding disorder research and a queer activist, currently based out of Seattle. She contributes regularly to the growth and success of an independent art studio and gallery, Blue Cone Studios, where she serves as studio administrative assistant. Blue Cone is a local nonprofit-affiliate which focuses primarily on creating accessible space and visibility for marginalized or under-served artists within the area. If you are interested in becoming involved with this work or supporting their endeavors, you can find more information at https://www.blueconestudios.com/

Additionally, she coordinates community nights every Tuesday at Blue Cone with Carolyn Hitt, the director of the studio. Art supplies, food donations, and monetary donations are extremely helpful in keeping this program running. If you are interested in contributing to this initiative, please contact Michelle at Artworkbymewert@gmail.com, all donations help put paintbrushes into the hands of aspiring artists and keep Blue Cone’s doors open.