About Michelle Strader

Michelle resides in Eden, WV with her husband, Wayne, and an assortment of animals on their farm. Previously, they lived in Bethlehem, PA where Michelle came back to her artwork after a twenty-five year hiatus of working in Social Services and college teaching.

Michelle holds a B.A. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received her M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy from Kutztown University.  She was also Nationally Certified in Massage Therapy.  Her interest in the arts was highly influenced by her Mother, Clara Jett Lawson, who was also an artist.