Michelle Browne is an artist and curator based in Dublin, Ireland. She studied Sculpture at National College of Art and Design in Dublin and received her MFA from the Dutch Art Institute in The Netherlands. Her work encompasses a diverse range of media, including live performance, public intervention, video, writing and collaboration. She has performed and exhibited both nationally and internationally most recently taking part in Invisible Cities for Heart of Glass, St. Helen’s, UK (2016); My Brilliant Friend, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin (2016); Kathleen Lynn Insider on the Outside, Ballinglen Centre, Ballycastle, Co Mayo (2016) Border Crossings, Galway Arts Centre and SASA Gallery, Adelaide, Australia (2016). Michelle often works site specifically in collaboration with different communities of interest or place. She is currently working on a new commission for a programme called Meet you at the Green curated by Callan Workhouse Union which looks at how we inhabit our rural towns.
Michelle has curated a number of exhibitions including Out of Site a series of performances for public space in Dublin (2006-2008), Tulca Season of Visual Art in Galway, Ireland (2010), and These Immovable Walls: Performing Power at Dublin Castle (2014). From 2011-2013 she was Artist Advisor to the Dublin City Council Grafton Street Design Team and she is currently a lecturer in the Department of Sculpture and Expanded Practice at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.