Michel Droge was born in Connecticut and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. Droge earned a BA in Studio Art and Cognitive Psychology from Oberlin College and an MFA in interdisciplinary Studio Art from Maine College of Art .
Michel was a printer for Styria Studio in NYC and a graphic designer in Ithaca NY.
Michel is the recipient of awards and grants including the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Award and a Maine Arts Commission Good Idea Grant and a fellowship at Vermont Studio Center..
Droge maintains an active membership with The Southern Graphics Council International and the Ink Shop printmaking cooperative in Ithaca NY. She exhibits regularly both nationally and internationally .