Michele Guieu

Michele Guieu is an interdisciplinary environmental artist and educator who focuses on resilience in the face of the current man-made climate crisis. She specializes in installation art and has exhibited her work nationally and internationally at various renowned venues such as MAC Paris, California Center for the Arts, Oceanside Museum of Art, San Diego City College Gallery, Currents New Media, ZER01 Biennial, and Rosalux Gallery. Michele has also held solo exhibitions at Musée des Merveilles, Art Produce Gallery, San Diego Art Institute, and Tech Shop San Jose.

In addition to her artistic pursuits, she serves as the Art Editor at the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB), a Stanford initiative.

Michele is also involved in several other initiatives, including co-hosting the Artists and Creatives Group, a bi-monthly event with Christine Conklin, which is part of the Deep Transformation Network created by Jeremy Lent. Additionally, she created and curates the ongoing art project What’s Next for Earth, which is based on the Think Resilience course by Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute.

Originally from Marseille, France, Michele has lived in several locations worldwide, including Senegal and Paris, before moving to Santa Fe in 2000. Since then, she has resided in Austin (TX), Charlottesville (VA), San Diego (CA), the Bay Area, and recently moved to Bend, Oregon, with her husband to start an art farm.

The barn at Authentique Artfarm

From Fear to Action: a Personal Journey through Art, Farming and Community Engagement

As we navigate the path ahead of us, there’s a long list of goals and tasks on our list to strengthen our community, support our friends and neighbors, and create a thriving space where our crops and the people around us can flourish and benefit from the resilience we are contributing.

January 25, 2024


New art call presentation and discussion: Economic relocalization Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Join us to discuss much-needed Economic Relocalization –and share ideas about how to visualize it– based on the Think Resilience course by Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute.

March 31, 2023


Becoming Part of the Solution: Art and Science as a Pathway to Eco-Citizenry

Students need to make a real connection between natural resources, the infrastructure we live in, the things we buy, the tools we use, and the energy it all demands. For that, we need to connect education to the Earth System for students to understand why it is so essential to change the way we live in a time of climate crisis.

November 22, 2019