Michelle Fox is the director and founder of The Bridge Studio (founded in 2009), a purpose-driven boutique creative communications, strategy, and design consultancy. Her early career started in change management and business administration, which continues to inspire her work today. Since 2005 she has worked in communications for international and domestic nonprofit organizations, think tanks, and action research groups. Prior to focusing solely on The Bridge Studio in 2016, Michelle served as the director of art and communication for the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International, a thought leader in the emerging field of urban climate resilience action research. During her five years at the institute, Michelle led the development and implementation of organizational communication strategies, as well as grant-funded international resilience communication projects and programs. She has published and presented internationally to encourage others to find ways of combining design and creative communications in social and environmental projects, particularly those that will impact future generations.
Michelle graduated with honors from the School of Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. There she earned a dual Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic design and Craft/Material Studies, minoring in Art History. She continues to explore all of these areas today as she pursues a creative life of service.
In addition to the above, Michelle is actively engaged in local politics and a number of local community-based organizations that she volunteers and donates her time regularly to including Boulder Potters’ Guild, Colorado Rising, and Defend Net Neutrality Colorado.