Michelle Handelman
U.S. (1960)
Michelle Handelman is a Brooklyn-based artist and Associate Professor in the Film and Media department at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the MAP Fund, among others, and in 2011, she was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for research toward Irma Vep, the last breath. Handelman has exhibited and screened her work internationally at the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing (2014, solo); Oslo Screen Festival, Sweden (2012); Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas (2011, solo); the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2011); and Participant, Inc., New York (2009, solo), among others. She received an M.F.A. from Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and a B.F.A from the San Francisco Art Institute.