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About Michelle

Michelle Yee is an Asian-Canadian artist, award-winning photographer, writer, speaker, author, and former co-founder of SOFIA, a collective for women working in photography.

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Location

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

 

 

Education

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Major) and Sociology (Minor)
Western Academy of Photography, Diploma in Professional Photography

 

 

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Drowning, Black Cat Artspace, Toronto, Canada

2006

What Are You, INabstracto, Toronto, Canada

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019

2018

COUNSEL, Black Cat Artspace, Toronto, Canada

Boundless Love featuring SOFIA x Bad Girls Collective, Toronto, Canada

2017

Muse Projects, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada

Feminas Noche de Proyecciones, Alimentacion General, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Encuentro de Mujeres Fotografas, Instituto Arcos, Santiago, Chile

 

2016

 

 

Surface II, Artscape Sandbox, Toronto, Canada

VICE Photo Annual 2016, Only One Gallery, Toronto, Canada

SOFIA Society of Females in Art Presents Bad Behaviour, Artscape Youngplace,
Toronto, Canada


Speaking Events

 
 

2019

 

2018

“Writers of The Wing”; The Wing, San Francisco, USA (September 2019)

Discussion Moderator, “Independent Narratives: A Panel on Independent Publishing”; The Wing, San Francisco, USA (* November 2019)

* expected

 

Discussion Panelist, Giant Steps; Minneapolis, USA

Guest Speaker, Photrio Symposium; Toronto, Canada

Guest Lecturer, Beaches Photo Club; Toronto, Canada

 

2017

Guest Lecturer, Toronto Camera Club; Toronto, Canada

 

2016

Guest Speaker, PhotoEd Platform; Gladstone Hotel; Toronto, Canada

Keynote Speaker, “Speak Up” Leadership and Confidence Assembly; Detroit International Academy for Young Women; Detroit, USA


Awards

 
 

2016

Canadian Regional Design Awards / Best of Region (Campaign) / Photography

Canadian Regional Design Awards / Category Winner (Campaign) / Photography

 

2006

Applied Arts Photo Annual / Photography / Personal Work



Collections

Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, USA

Private collections, San Francisco, USA

Private collection, New York, USA

Private collection, Toronto, Canada

Private collection, Vancouver, Canada