Michelle Segre was born in Israel in 1965 and has lived in New York City since 1970, graduating from the Cooper Union School of Art. She has exhibited her work widely since the mid-1990's, with a recent solo show at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Segre is represented by Derek Eller Gallery in New York and Daniel Weinberg in Los Angeles. She is a 2016 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship as well as a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship. Past awards include a NYFA Fellowship and a Tiffany Foundation Grant.