Michelle Mischkulnig studied Textile Design at RMIT, graduating in 1981 and has 35 years’ experience establishing her own creative business. She has also curated exhibitions, displayed her work in galleries throughout Australia and sold her work around the world. ‘My work is an expression of my life, my life full of happiness, joy, a beautiful family, good friends and laughter. My inspiration comes from warm winter sun, the sound of the ocean, darting dragonflies, places I have been, family holidays, first spring gardens and everyday life. To wake each day knowing I will be creating an art work that brings joy to those who see it is very fulfilling.