Interim Art Gallery Director,
Norco College Art Gallery
Assistant Professor, Art
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Fine Art
San Francisco Art Institute
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Studio Art
Penn State University
Hailing from the mountains of North Central Pennsylvania, Michelle Ramin received her BA from Penn State University and her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Ramin has exhibited nationally, including at Southern Exposure in San Francisco, SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery in NYC, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, The Pennsylvania College of Technology, and Russo Lee Gallery in Portland, OR. Ramin’s work has been featured in such publications as New American Paintings, SF Weekly, Beautiful Decay, and Art Ltd. Magazine, to name a few. Ramin was also awarded the prestigious San Francisco Bay Guardian 2014 Goldie Award for Excellence in Visual Art and most recently a fully funded solo exhibition as part of the Stumptown Artist Fellowship Program. Michelle's work is also included in the Jimenez-Colon permanent collection in Puerto Rico. Michelle lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is Assistant Professor of Art and the Director & Curator of Norco College Art Gallery at Norco College.