Michelle Perrett is a Northern Beaches visual artist working in the medium of ceramics and installation. Her current work explores plant species and aims to express their mystical qualities. She is interested in threatened species and researches native plants and ecosystems. Her nursing background has informed her interest in medicinal properties of plants, and previous bodies of work about hospitals, maternity and women’s histories. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Art (research) University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA) and an Advanced Diploma in Ceramics, NB TAFE. She was the 2018 recipient of the Eramboo and Northern Beaches Council residency Award. Her recent exhibitions include Craft NSW, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Myer Department Store, Meroogal Women’s Art Prize (finalist) and the North Sydney Art Prize (finalist).