Honors, Exhibitions, Announcements, Press, and other great stuff.

Institute for Contemporary Art / Boston Michelle Angela Ortiz at the
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to Sunday, January 26, 2020

Michelle Angela Ortiz at the Institute for Contemporary Art / Boston in When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migrations through Contemporary Art through January 26, 2020.

“Rostros y Historias” Exhibition, Michelle Angela Ortia
Monday, June 3, 2019 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz, will be showing a collection of her portraits of community members from her several public art projects centered on the theme of immigration at South Philly Barbacoa. There will be a screening of her film  “Las Madres de Berks” and talkback session.

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Las Madres de Berks, presented by Familias Separadas
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Michelle Angela Ortiz will be screening her 30 minute documentary, “Las Madres de Berks”, presented by “Familias Separadas” her public art project which amplifies the stories of families affected by detention and deportation in Pennsylvania. The film premiers in April with screenings and talkback sessions thorughouth Pennsylvania.

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Michelle Angela Ortiz one of 38 Philadelphians "Shaking Up the City."
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Michelle Angela Ortiz is featured in the April 2019 Philadelphia Magazine profile of 38 Philadelphians "Shaking Up the City."

Michelle Angela Ortiz speaking at Ted X Philadelphia
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Public Speaking

Tickets available!

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Michelle is gearing up to share her idea and story with an amazing list of speakers from Philadelphia.

 Michelle Angela Ortiz addresses Latino Art Now! Conference
Thursday, April 4, 2019 to Saturday, April 6, 2019
Public Speaking

Latino Art Now! is a biennial conference presented by the Inter-University Program for Latino Research at the University of Houston.

Michelle Angela Ortiz Pew Fellow of the Week Interview
Monday, January 28, 2019

Michelle Ortiz was recently interviewed by The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage where she shared her thoughts on how she thinks artists can effect social change and about her legacy as an artist working in public spaces. 

Becoming Light Again - Michelle Angela Ortiz
Friday, April 5, 2019 to Friday, May 10, 2019

Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catherine Street, Philadelphia. Exhibition runs through May 10, 2019.