Michelle Daly

North Adams, MA

By utilizing an artist-forward approach, Michelle Daly empowers artists and cultural institutions to realize bold projects. 

Michelle has served as public programs director at The Mount and director of the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center. In both roles, she helped facilitate partnerships with artists that resulted in vibrant programming, thought-provoking events, and processes that honor artists’ creative and emotional labor. During her time in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, she has been repeatedly recognized as an outstanding local professional, including as one of Berkshire Magazine’s “Berkshire 25” and as one of 1Berkshire’s “40 Under 40.” 

In addition to her work as an arts administrator, Michelle is an accomplished painter. She has shown her work across the country, including solo or two-person exhibitions in Portland, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Brooklyn, NY, and North Adams, MA.

Michelle earned her MA in Performance Curation from the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University and a BFA from Marylhurst University.