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Michaelancholia hails from a professional background in film, brand strategy, and footwear and accessories design.


 Having trained at Cordwainers College, London College of Fashion: UAL, Michaelancholia's creative direction and taste-making spans a decade and some of previously 

consulting in branding, product design, and manufacturing,  for global lifestyle brands on both sides of the



 As an artist and designer, Michaelancholia's love of image-making has lead to critical research and practice, honed in a Masters in Illustration and Visual Media at London College of Communication: UAL.

Michaelancholia's art

interrogates the tension between analogue, and multiple digital design techniques, and the 'uncanny' visual language this produces. 


Michaelancholia's multi-disciplinary  work disrupts and combines figurative oil painting, image making, ceramics, code, animation, AR, and photography.


Michaelancholia's practice is informed by her critical research in identity, the human face, the Classics, object theory, uncanny notions of 'home', and displacement art theory, within an identity politics framework.

Collaborative projects and clients include working with and for The British Museum, The Royal Academy of Arts, Mulberry, and Stephen Walters & Sons Limited.


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