Michele Auger

I’ve lived, worked, played and created art on Madeline Island year round for 43 years. The island has offered endless inspiration for my work. Painted paper collage weaves together my passion for texture, color, patterns and whimsy.

I am a professional weaver, specializing in custom work. I weave a variety of pieces ranging from wall hangings, shawls, scarves, pillows, runners, all sizes and types of rugs, both rag and wool. Over the years I longed for another medium so I started to paint. Watercolor was my first introduction but I soon needed more. After years of instruction I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. I took a class at The Madeline Island School of the Arts on Painted Paper Collage and I knew I found my medium. I now spend my creative time doing both. Weaving and collaging. They each give me a different kind of joy.