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Honors, Exhibitions, Announcements, Press, and other great stuff.

Making Learning Symposium 2019 at Tate Modern, London with Michelle Angela Ortiz
Friday, March 15, 2019
Public Speaking

Michelle is excited to join speakers from around the world to present at the 2nd biennial Making Learning Symposium at the Tate Modern.

Al Día features Familias Separadas, a project by Michella Angela Ortiz
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
In the Press

The cover story, "Eyes on the Capitol," by Emily Neil that appeared in Al Día on November 21, 2018 includes conversations with Michelle Angela Ortiz and the formerly detained mothers at the Berks family prison. 

National Trust honors Michelle Angela Ortiz as one of "40 under 40"
Friday, November 16, 2018
Recognition

A new initiative from the National Trust, 40 Under 40: People Saving Places honors 40 movers and shakers. Ortiz is honored to be included in the Community Activism category with other inspiring leaders. 

Familias Separadas : A project by Michelle Angela Ortiz
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Incarcerated Communities

Several Familias Separadas billboards are featured in the For Freedoms nationwide initiative.

Familias Separadas : A project by Michelle Angela Ortiz
Monday, October 29, 2018
Interview

Paul Farber of Monument Lab interviews Michelle Ortiz about the new phase of her Familias Separadas project on the Pennsylvania State Capitol steps in Harrisburg, and around the city. 

Leeway Day
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Event

Join us Saturday, October 6 for LEEWAY DAY, a full day of workshops, a guided tour by Leeway’s executive director Denise Brown, and an amazing talk with featured artists.

 

Michelle Angela Ortiz featured by U.S. Department of Arts and Culture
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Recognition

The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is a people-powered department—a grassroots action network inciting creativity and social imagination to shape a culture of empathy, equity, and belonging.

Michelle Angela Ortiz artwork included in Michael Petry book
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Recognition

Michael Petry, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) London, asks, "what value can text hold in the sphere of visual art?"

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