Micha Archer is an artist, illustrator and educator living in Western Massachusetts. As a world traveler, her sense of color and pattern is influenced by the folk art, crafts, and architecture of the world. Working with gouache, watercolors, pen and ink, and collage, she creates layered pieces from various materials on paper and digitally.
With a B.A. in Multicultural Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst she taught for 15 years in a Kindergarten classroom. In addition to consulting with teachers on incorporating art into their classrooms, Micha offer workshops and classes to children, adults and other artists.
Micha’s design and illustration clients include; Simon and Schuster, Penguin Randomhouse, Charlesbridge Press, the Massachusetts Department of Parks and Recreation, Interlink Publishing, Cricket Magazine, McGraw Hill, Hartcourt, Scholastic, Pearson-Scott Foresman and other educational presses.