MICHELLE COURIER

Owner, resident, artist

Westward Gallery

WestwardGallery.com

 

WHERE DID YOU GROW UP? 

In a house that my artist father built in the woods in Michigan. 

WHAT BRINGS YOU THE MOST JOY IN YOUR CRAFT?

When I feel the satisfaction that I painted with my soul. 

WHAT DOES A DAY LOOK LIKE WHEN YOU ARE AWAY FROM YOUR STUDIO? 

You will find me hiking the closest mountain. 

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE?

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” – Jackson Pollock 

MOST TREASURED ITEM?

A painting my father painted in 1990.

WHAT QUALITY DO YOU ADMIRE MOST IN OTHER PEOPLE?

A good work ethic. 

YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION? 

Lake Tahoe 

THE BEST THING TO DO IN THE SUMMER IS? 

Go on a hike.  

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN FIVE YEARS?

Still running a very successful gallery, called Westward.  

FAVORITE FOOD?

Thai 

DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING? 

Other artists’ work. 

DREAM DINNER GUEST?  

Robert Downey Jr. 

YOU GEEK OUT ON….

Robert Downey Jr.