Making art is a Seat family tradition tracing back several generations.
Michelle specializes in oil paintings of landscapes, portraits, figures, and still lifes. She is very active in the Columbia art community and a member of the Orr Street Studios board of directors. Additionally, Michelle is a member of the plein air painting group known as Columbia Palette, and has served on the Columbia Art League board of directors. Michelle and her son, Eric Seat, also a fine artist, enjoy painting landscapes together.