Michele Gardere Frisch was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1955. She is the daughter of Mrs Marie Jose Nadal and of Mr Yves Gardere.
With a degree in Art and Design of the Environment from the school of Decorated Arts in Madrid, Spain and The New England School of Art in Boston, Massachusettes (currently Suffolk University), she moved bock to Haiti after her studies and opened Galerie Marassa.
She married in 1977 Wilhelm C.H.Frisch and has a son, Wilhelm III, and two daughters, Patricia and Stephanie.
Since the early days of her professional life, Michele Frisch has engaged in the promotion of culture and tourism in Haiti. She is on the board of these following organizations:
• Le Musee d’Art Haitien du College St Pierre
• La Fondation Culture Creation
• L’Association Touristique d’Halti
• La Fondation Lucienne Deschamps
• Le Groupe de Support MEDISHARE
Throughout the lost 30 years, Mrs Frisch has organized over 150 art exhibits with Galerie Marasso all over the world, and has participated in numerous trips and fairs for the promotion of Haiti. She has also organized numerous fund raisers to benefit social and cultural projects.
Michele Frisch is the editor of the book on Philippe Dodard “Soir d’Encrier” Collection Galerie Marassa/Editions Henri Deschamps and of the book “Pour Que Vive la Ligne”, l’oeuvre Picturale de Sacha Tebo, Texte de Gerald Alexis, Collection Galerie Marossa/ Editions Deschamps.