Michaelancholia hails from a professional background in film, 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 and designing 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 work 

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


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


Within an identity politics framework, critical research – with a particular interest in identity, the human face, the Classics, notions of 'home', and object theory – are reflected in Michaelancholia's 

interdisciplinary work.

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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