Michael Gabrielle is a queer artist and facilitator based in San Francisco. Originally from Rhode Island, Michael graduated from Brown University with a degree in Visual Arts and went on to work for an expressive arts studio, helping people to use art as a tool for taking care of their mental health. Michael is now the Education Programs Manager at Root Division, a Bay Area arts non-profit that supports local and emerging artists, and brings free art classes to kids in the community. His personal art practice currently includes macrame & fiber arts, illustration, woodworking, and painting.