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Michelle Uckotter

Born in 1992, Cincinnati, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Working with oil pastel on wooden panels, Michelle Uckotter creates gothic tableaux which unpack dynamics between sexuality, performance and fear. Each work operates like a different box within a graphic novel, it’s up to viewers to piece together the narrative left untold by the artist. Often taking place in eerie domestic settings, decrepit house beams, dilapidated stair wells or moonlit corridors take centre stage. In some pieces the human form is present, in others, faceless, doll like anime...Read more