Michele Yellin is a full time artist who creates color saturated expressionistic paintings with subject matter that is abstracted and simplified. She works with acrylic paint, building up layers with a variety of tools to enrich and enliven the surface of the canvas. It is through this process that the painting begins to tell a story and it is how Michele discovers and reveals her inner life. Her hope is that while her story is singular, it resonates with others. Images about connection, family, memory, love, joy, mystery, dreams and home are frequent themes.
Currently Michele Yellin lives in Chapel Hill. NC. She grew up primarily in the Northeastern United States relocating every few years because of her father’s employment with IBM. That job led the family to move to a suburb outside of Paris, France for 4 years when Michele was 11 years old. Ultimately, it was during that time, on a visit to the newly opened Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, that helped set the course for Michele’s life long passion for color and texture.
April 1, 2022 – May 29, 2022
City Market Artist Collective,
300 Blake St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA