Michelle McGrath currently resides in Richmond, VA. She has been a middle school art teacher for the past seventeen years. Michelle has only recently strayed from her long tradition of using realistic imagery. Embracing a non-representational approach, her current body of work focuses on strong texture and high contrast color. She is both an artist member and an executive board member of artspace, a non-profit gallery for contemporary arts in Richmond, VA. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the region.