Michelle Poirier joined Gann Academy in August of 2020 as a Studio Arts Faculty . She is also an academic advisor, the Art Club faculty advisor, and the arts representative on Academic Council. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors in Illustration and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has taught in the Illustration Department at Mass Art and worked in the Watertown Public School system as an instructional assistant and extended day Faculty . Outside of Gann, she creates art for galleries, editorial work, and promotional design.