Michele Brody was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1967. She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College in 1989 and an MFA from the Fiber and Materials Studies department at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1994. Brody has had one-person shows at the Atelier-galeried’Art Contemporain: Arras, France; Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporaneo: San Jose, Costa Rica; Dina4 Projekte: Munich, Germany; Temple Judea Museum: Elkins Park, PA; as well as Chashama, Littlejohn Contemporary, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Lower East Side Tenement Museum and Hudson Guild in New York City. She has been the recipient of grants from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Pollock/Krasner Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, and New York State Council on the Arts. And have been awarded residencies at Skowhegan, the Headlands Center for the Arts, Ox-Bow, Emmanuel College and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation. In 2011 she was awarded the Best 3-D Entry at the international competition Art Prize in Grand Rapids, MI by juror Glenn Harper, for the installation Nature Preserve.