ARTIST STATEMENT: “I am Michelle Mann. I am the creator and author of the Gold Lotus Oracle deck and book. I am a Reiki Master, teach art therapy and spiritual guidance to empower other to express themselves emotionally thus assisting with the healing process.
I teach healing art workshops where women have used the creation of art to explore and process emotions around challenges in their lives. to book me to facilitate a workshop please contact me.
For twenty years I have created art in numerous modalities, from paper and board, watercolour, acrylic and textured media, to award winning art quilts touring the USA after selection from worldwide entries. I am also a spiritual reader, having learned my craft starting in London 27 years ago and continuously developing my skills and networks in this area near my Queensland home over many years.
I am also a married mother of 4 with a Diploma in Business.
I aim to inspire professional women who are interested in the environment and spirituality invested in nurturing themselves.
Colour and beauty resonate from within me and from those people and experiences that inspire me, into my art and my readings. ”
Michelle Mann has been working in fabric, surface design, mixed media and art quilting for many years. She has exhibited and traded as Michelle Healy for most of her life but was married in 2013 changing her name to Michelle Mann.
Michelle’s work is held in collections in Australia and USA.
Michelle teaches various techniques, provides spiritual and oracle guidance, sells original artwork and art printed merchandise and fabric.
Select Awards & Recognitions/Grants
Cloth Paper Scissors USA 2012 Finalist “Artisan of the Year” and Feature Artist 2012
2nd place in 2 categories, Sunshine Coast Show, 2012 “Streets of Paris” mixed media and “Greed” mixed media
Highly Commended Sunshine Coast Show, 2012 “Monopoly” mixed media
Recipient Regional Arts Development Fund Grant, 2016/2017 Sunshine Coast Council
Cincinatti Quilt Festival February 2013 and touring USA throughout 2013 – Art Quilt “Ariadne”
Tactile Architecture Quilt Exhibition, Houston Texas USA 2013 – Art Quilt “City Ink”
Festival of Quilts, Houston Texas 2013 and touring USA 2013 to 2015 – Art Quilt “Breaking Tradition”
Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria Australia 2013 “9 by 5” Exhibition – “Queen Bee” and “Magenta” pencil drawings
Emmanuel Art Show Australia exhibitor 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 various mixed media pieces
Sunshine Coast Show 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 various mixed media pieces
Old Ambo Gallery, Nambour, QLD – Solo Exhibition “Gold Lotus Oracle” Sept/Oct 2016
The Artist Tree, Mt Tamborine QLD – Solo Exhibition “Gold Lotus Oracle” December 2016-March 2017
“I will continue to teach and learn for as long as I possibly can. It brings me great joy.
I hope you share even a small glimpse of that joy via these pages.
If you would like to contact me please complete the contact form below.”
Comments or questions are welcome.