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"Ms Pred's work is an important offering for its relevance to the times."
- Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor

Michele Pred is a Swedish-American conceptual artist whose practice includes, sculpture, assemblage and performance. Her work uncovers the cultural and political meaning behind everyday objects with a particular focus on themes like equal pay, reproductive rights and personal security. She organized the Parade Against Patriarchy during Miami Art week in 2017. Pred is a founding member of the artist run For Freedoms Super PAC. Recent group exhibitions include For Freedoms at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, Into Action in Los Angeles and The Future is Female at the 21C Museum. Her work is part of the permanent collection at The Berkeley Art Museum, The 21st Century Museum, The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) New York, The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu, The 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York, and is held in numerous corporate and private collections. Michele is represented by the Nancy Hoffman Gallery in New York.

Her work has been reviewed and featured by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Observer, The International Herald Tribune, ARTnews, Art in America, WIRED, American Craft Magazine, Huffington Post, BUST Magazine, Rachel Maddow, ReadyMade Magazine, TimeOut New York, Associated Press Television, CBS Evening news with Katie Couric, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, FOX, NBC, ABC, The San Francisco Chronicle, Corriere della Sera (Italy), TV4 and Dagens Nyheter (Sweden). Michele Pred received her BFA from California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.