Michelle Stone is a veteran Chicago artist, best known for her thick impasto, painted, acrylic sculptures. Stone constructs hybrid shapes hovering between figure and abstraction. Various sized, colorful forms crawl on walls, and floors, at times developing into elaborate installations. Content resides with the natural relationship to evolutionary transformations. In addition to sculpture, she creates portraits, paintings, and drawings that explore aspects of humanity. Along-side working as an Art therapist, she spent 25 years teaching painting and drawing at School of the Art Institute Chicago, Continuing Studies program, and has conducted numerous workshops, teaching, and collaborating on murals for the non-profit organization, Art Encounter, and Chicago grade schools. Stone is affiliated with Ceres gallery, NYC, 3-D 12 Sculptors, and Dialogue Chicago, has a studio with Cornelia Artists, is included in numerous collections, and lives and works in Chicago.