Michal Chelbin's work has been widely shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Her work can be found in many private and public collections, such as: The Metropolitan, LACMA, Getty Museum LA, Jewish Museum New York, Cleveland Museum of Art and Tel Aviv Museum.
Her critically acclaimed Monograph Strangely Familiar: Acrobats, Athletes and other Traveling Troupes was published by Aperture in 2008 and was awarded PDN’s Photo Annual Book Award in 2009. Her next monograph entitled The Black Eye was published in June 2010 by Twin Palms Publishers, with solo exhibitions in October 2010 at Andrea Meislin Gallery in New York and M+B gallery in LA.
Her third monograph entitled "Sailboats and Swans" was published in fall 2012 by Twin Palms Publishers with solo exhibition at Andrea Meislin Gallery in New York.
Michal is a regular contributor to the world's leading magazines, such as: The New York Times magazine, The New Yorker, BusinessWeek, GQ, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times, Le Monde and others.
Photographs by. This book, published by Aperture in 2008, reveals a disquieting view of daily life for people in various small traveling performing groups.