Michelle Monareng was born in 1991 in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she also works and lives. She completed her BA degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand (2013) where she was awarded the top graduate show prize and the Anya Millman Scholarship. She has participated in group shows such as the Martienssen Prize Exhibition at the Wits Art Museum (2012), Commute With Intuitive Instinct exhibition at Brundyn+ (2014) and The Indexicality of a Ritual at the Lotte Project space in Stuttgart –Germany. She has participated in the Digging Our Own Graves 101 project at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 8th Berlin Biennale (2014), Past Imperfect // Future Present exhibition at FADA gallery (2015), Boundary Objects exhibition at Kunsthaus Dresden (2015) and recently part of the exhibition A LABOUR OF LOVE at the Weltkulturen Museum(2015-2016). Monareng is currently enrolled for her Masters in Fine Art degree at the University of the Witwatersrand.