painter and drawer.
MFA Graduate from York University.
2022 MFA, York University
Toronto, ON, Canada
2018 BFA (Drawing and Painting), Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 BA (Classical Studies & World Religions), Western University,
London, ON, Canada
2022 aquí y allá: una manera de ser (here and there: a way of being), MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, On.
2019 Patria Potestas, Northbound Gallery, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON.
2018 Thesis Award Show, ARTiculations, Toronto, ON.
2020 Making Spaces, Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2020 Colores De Latinoamérica, tap centre for creativity in
Conjunction with TD Sunfest 20, London, ON.
2019 Art as Activism: Truth, Survivance and Resilience, Guelph Museum, Guelph, ON,
2019 Other Showcase, The Second City, John Candy Box Theatre, Toronto, ON. Pop Up.
2019 Art Saved My life, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON. Pop Up.
2019 Show. 19, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON. Juried.
2019 Colores De Latinoamérica, tap centre for creativity in
Conjunction with TD Sunfest 19, London, ON.
2018 Figureworks 2018, presented by wallack's, Saint brigid's centre for the arts, ottawa, ON. Juried, Finalist.
2018 experiencing perspectives, mercedes-benz, mississauga, ON. Juried.
2018 Impact 2018, Neilson park creative centre, toronto, ON. Juried.
2018 The next big thing, living arts centre gallery, Mississauga, ON. Juried.
2018 Fresh Meat Collective, Delisle Space, Toronto, ON. Pop Up.
2018 OCAD University’s 103rd Graduate Exhibition (GradEx), Toronto, ON.
2018 Colores De Latinoamérica ’18, The Arts Project in Conjunction with TD Sunfest 18, London, ON.
2017 Living Mosaic: The Cartography of Origins and Settlements, Riverdale Gallery, Toronto, ON. Juried.
2017 In Negative Space, Ada Slaight Student Gallery, Toronto, ON. Juried.
2017 Festival of the Body, OCADU, Toronto, ON. juried.
2016 OCADU First Year Art Celebration, OCADU, Toronto, ON.
2015 Drawing at First Sight, OCADU, Toronto, ON.
2015 Square Foot Show, Westland Gallery, London, ON.
2022 Joseph Armand Bombardier, Canada Graduate Scholarship- Master’s (CGS M), York University
2020 York Domestic Master’s Fellowship, York University
2019 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2018 First place, juried show, "Impact 2018," Neilson park creative centre
2018 Donna Maclean Award, OCAD U
2017 Duncan Macpherson Scholarship of Excellence, Third Year Drawing & Painting Scholarship
2017 University Women’s Club Heritage Fund Scholarship
2009 Monsignor Feeney Fine Arts Award
Jan- Mar 2019 mural, financial aid and awards, ocad university
Oct 2016 Mural, Financial Aid and Awards, OCAD University
Dec 2016 Mural, Financial Aid and Awards, OCAD University
Mar 2021 "Identity and art as tools of change | Portraits of two Latin Canadian artists," Radio Canada Internacional, rcinet.ca
Jan 2020 "Connecting with Heritage from Afar: Latin American Artists Showcase Work at London exhibition," CBC NEWS
JUNE 2019 PERIPHERAL ARTERIES CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW, BIENNIAL EDITION, PUBLISHED MAY 28, 2019, issuu.com/artpress/docs/biennial.edition.vii
Spring 2019 "Spring 2019 Edition," The Humming Collective Magazine,
May 2019 "Artist: Michelle Peraza," Multiplicityto
mar 2019 "PHOTO SHOOTS: North York artist paints portraits of Latino men in her family, " Dan Pearce, toronto.com
Feb 2019 "Political," Murze Magazine, issue four
Jan 2019 "Latin heritage celebrated at Colores de Latinoamérica art show in London," London Free Press, joe Belanger, lfpress.com
May 2018 "THESIS STUDENT ADVICE AND EXPERIENCES," CHIAROSCURO mAGAZINE, chiaroscuro-magazine.com
Jan 2018 Colores De Latinoamérica ’18 Catalogue
Jan 2018 “Colores de Latinoamérica features works of six artists of Latin American heritage,” Joe Belanger, lfpress.com
Mar 2021 "Portfolio Review," Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
Oct 2020 “Making Spaces: Artist Panel Discussion,” Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2020 Co-Curator. Narrative Healing, Feminist Art Collective 2020 Festival, OCAD University. https://www.factoronto.org/2020-artists
2019/20 Sur Gallery Mentorship Program, Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.