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About the Author: Michelle Aldredge
Michelle Aldredge is an artist, writer, curator, and the founding editor of Gwarlingo, an online arts and culture journal. Her popular Gwarlingo Salon connects artists like DJ Spooky with New Hampshire audiences. In 2015 she was named a “Top 100 Artist, Innovator, Creative” by Origin magazine. She is a 2016 recipient of the Wampler Art Professorship at James Madison University, as well as fellowships from the Hambidge Center and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Her writing and photography have appeared in RISD XYZ magazine, 2Paragraphs, Psychology Today, Born Journal, and other publications. In 2016 she and collaborator Corwin Levi will publish their first book Mirror Mirrored, which combines Grimms’ fairy tales with vintage illustration remixes and the work of contemporary artists like Kiki Smith, Carrie Mae Weems, and Amy Cutler. From 1999-2012 Michelle worked at The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s oldest artist retreat. She is regular arts & culture commentator for New Hampshire Public Radio, loves Southern barbecue, and traveling the world in search of mind-blowing art. Michelle offers one-on-one coaching sessions, workshops, and speaks to businesses, arts groups, and students about overcoming the psychological and practical barriers to producing your best work. (Read more here .) If you’d like to work with her one-on-one or hire her to speak at your school, business, or organization, please contact michelle (at) gwarlingo (dot) com.