(American, born 1954)
North Carolina-based artist Michele Maynard creates paintings and textile collage. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Georgia State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1980. Upon finishing her masters, she did a one-year residency at Oregon School of Arts and Crafts. She stayed on as faculty for a few years in the Fiber Arts department. She later moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where she became a founding member of FRANK, an artist collective.