Michelle Anderst

Michelle Anderst is a Leavenworth-based artist and scientific illustrator whose detailed oil paintings of biological structures serve as both works of art and aesthetic statements on ecological consciousness in the modern world. Through her use of geometry, esoteric symbolism and organic subject matter such as bees, fungi, and microscopic organisms, Anderst creates unique microcosms of the greater natural world, illustrating the interdependence of all living things.

Anderst studied classical painting and drawing at Southern Oregon School of fine art and received her certification in Scientific Illustration at the University of Washington. Michelle’s work had been shown internationally and most extensively in the Seattle area.