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FASHION MAGAZINE Interviews Michelle Vella

FASHION MAGAZINE Interviews Michelle Vella

"I was just sitting at coffee with my sister, when all of a sudden I see my phone light up. And it says: ‘@DVF is following you.’" Full article
CITY LIFE MAGAZINE: MICHELLE VELLA: “THE EYES HAVE IT”

CITY LIFE MAGAZINE: MICHELLE VELLA: “THE EYES HAVE IT”

Vella’s pop-up gallery in Yorkville Village displays everything she’s become known for, including many of her WIDE BIG EYES pieces October 10t...
TORONTO GUARDIAN  “A Day in the Life” with Toronto artist Michelle Vella

TORONTO GUARDIAN “A Day in the Life” with Toronto artist Michelle Vella

.....She began painting portraits of fashion icons, finding her WIDE BIG EYES style and posting a new portrait on Instagram every day. This led to her being discovered by W Magazine and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg who purchased the portrait of her by Michelle – it now hangs in the DVF Fashion House in NYC. Since then, Michelle has completely switched gears and has a full-time career as an artist, painting commissions and tapping into retail with the launch of her fashion and home collection with products outfitted with her WIDE BIG EYES pop portraits.