About Michelle


The ability to work with people on a deep level is something that has always come naturally to studio owner, Michelle Massey Barnes. Michelle helps people dive into the heart of who they are. She sees what's inside of someone, and she helps draw out that light. She captures it in a way that people can related to and understand. The images from her sessions are insights expressed in art and imagery.  

As an artist, her work can be a celebration, a dedication and even a healing experience. Each portrait session is a process that explores and reveals what is unique and amazing about the human experience.

Also a philosopher and a therapist, Michelle holds a Master's Degree from Harvard University that is a unique blend of human development and psychology mixed with the study of culture and religion. Michelle is the mother of three children, and she loves helping her family feel comfortable and at home in nature. She also loves rock climbing, running, and spending time outside.