Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Michaelene/Mikey Walsh received her BFA in Crafts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY. She has held teaching positions at numerous universities, in addition to instructing at alternative-learning venues such as Haystack School of Crafts, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Arrowmont, and Santa Fe Clay. Currently, Mikey is an Associate Professor of Art at Louisiana State University. She has been the recipient of two Louisiana Division of the Arts Individual Artist Grants. Her sculptural ceramic work is exhibited internationally and is also featured in the publications The Figure in Clay by Lark Books and more recently, The Human Figure in Clay by the American Ceramic Society.