Michaela Chorn received her BA from Concordia College, Moorhead in 2013 and her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2017. In her artistic practice, Chorn uses her fascination with materials to explore connection, vulnerability, and empathy. As a museum professional, Chorn aims to facilitate spaces of connection, entertainment, and thoughtfulness that strengthen community-museum relationships. She is currently Gallery Assistant and Exhibitions Technician with the MCAD Main Gallery.
In 2012, Chorn received the Concordia College SGA Undergraduate Research Fellowship. In 2016, she gave a lecture at the Fourth Annual Minneapolis Institute of Art & Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities Graduate and Undergraduate Art History Symposium. Chorn has shown her work at Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud, MN; Altered Esthetics in Minneapolis, MN; Gallery One in Minneapolis, MN; The Quarter Gallery at the University of Minnesota; SooVAC in Minneapolis, MN; Hallberg Center for the Arts in Wyoming, MN; and the Main Gallery at MCAD in Minneapolis, MN. She is also an internationally collected artist.