Michelle Perrett is a visual artist working in ceramics and installation. Michelle is interested in threatened species and researches native plants and ecosystems. Her nursing background has informed her interest in healing properties of plants, and previous bodies of work about hospitals and maternity. Michelle has been a finalist in art prizes for her porcelain botanical sculpture and installations including the North Sydney Art Prize 2018 and Meroogal Woman's Art Prize 2016. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Art from The University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA) and an Advanced Diploma in Ceramics, Northern Beaches TAFE. She was a recipient of the six-month Northern Beaches Council residency Award at Eramboo Artist Environment 2018. Her exhibitions include those at Craft NSW, Sir Hermann Black Gallery and 9 Designers at Manly Art Gallery. She was a finalist in Little Things Art Prize and an Open Winner in the Northern Beaches Art Prize - Postcards from Home 2020. Michelle was a finalist in the Environmental Art & Design Prize at Manly Art Gallery and a finalist in The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize at Redleaf 2020-21.