is an illustrator, painter, filmmaker, designer, and philanthropist. She is the illustrator of many picture books, including I See Rhythm
by Toyomi Igus, for which Michele won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; I Lay My Stitches Down
by Cynthia Grady; and Chasing Freedom
by Nikki Grimes. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit michelewood.com.