Michelle Rothwell - The Palette & The Page

Michelle Rothwell is an Associate Professor of Art, Media, and Design. She has nearly 20 years of experience as a college Professor and mentor. During her career in academia, she has created multiple degree programs for colleges and universities, designed dozens of courses, and mentored hundreds. She is the founder of the Game Art, BFA program at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA.

Mrs. Rothwell has more than 30 years’ professional experience in both creative and technology-based fields. She has served in a wide range of professional roles, including Director of Information Architecture, Interaction/Interface/Experience Designer, Virtual Reality Researcher, Product Developer, and Design Consultant and mentor. Her client list includes DuPont, Proctor & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Merrill Lynch, AstraZeneca, SAP, Qwest Communications and Unisys.

In 2015, Michelle designed and launched the Holistic Creativity system. It combines her research and experience in the arts with 20+ years of experience practicing ancient spiritual healing modalities. The System engages 12 Universal Principles that all creative people need to master. It guides creatives through an effective transformational process to realize both creative achievement and creative fulfillment. 

Michelle is a practicing Fine Artist. Her original, hyper-realistic Virtual-Sculptures are developed using 3D computer graphics, the same software programs used to produce Video Games, Visual Effects in film, and 3D Printed forms.

Michelle’s work has been shown internationally and nationally in solo, juried, and group shows. She has been named one of “10 Artists to Watch,” Los Angeles Center for Digital Art.