Michele received her B.F.A. in Painting from Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Connecticut. Her oil painting style evolved from a classical art background. She continues to use Renaissance materials, such as handmade paint and linen supports, to enhance the longevity and luminosity of her work.
Michele has been exhibiting and selling her art in the San Francisco Bay Area, since 2002. Her work is a part of private art collections in the USA and abroad.