Media: Film, Other, Video; Music: Instrumental; Theatre: Directing, Other; Visual Arts: Illustration, Other, Painting, Photography
Michelle Nosco, is an artist in residence at the WAV of Ventura, California. She has shown her artwork (paintings, sculpture, weavings and murals) from childhood, studying in the Detroit Museum of Art, Wayne State, Cranbrook School of Art from K-12 and attained her undergraduate BFA (Bachelor of Fine Art) at the University of Michigan and Masters in Directing Theatre, Television and Film at CALarts (California Institute of the Arts).
Michelle worked as an art director, producer and film director for many years and then transitioned to become a professional artist — painting over 100 murals throughout Southern California.
In 2007 Ms.Nosco founded the Arts For Earth Foundation in California and since then has painted numerous expressionistic and impressionistic works including California landscapes and native wildlife for environmental purposes. In addition, Michelle has been commissioned to paint countless pet portraits for fundraising to benefit wildlife sanctuaries and wilderness reclamation projects.