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Michelle Boggess-Nunley

Artist • Illustrator • Maze Creator

Michelle Boggess-Nunley is the current Guinness World Record holder for the largest hand-drawn maze. She's an international artist, illustrator, curator and gallery owner working from Detroit, MI. For inquiries about books, articles or artwork, please use the contact form below. 

Posterity Art & Framing Gallery

17005 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

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The Ultimate American Road Trip Maze
Inspired by summer travels around the US.

Click on Detroit Interview

Atlas Obscura Article

How a Master Maze Maker Gets You Lost

Maze from AJ Jacobs book "The Puzzler"

The 'Path to Giza' maze featured in 'The Puzzler'

Excerpt of chapter here

Breaking the World Record

Learn about the doodles within the 1,126sq ft maze, find blog about what it was like trying to obtain a Guinness title, and see a list of supporters.

Art Revolution Taipei

the Art Collab Project Book

Own a table-top edition of the Art Collab Project

Art Collab Intro

Michelle Boggess-Nunley
Artist Michelle Boggess

Michelle Boggess-Nunley

Michelle Boggess-Nunley is an international artist, curator, illustrator and maze maker from Detroit, Michigan. She's the current Guinness World Record holder for the Largest Hand-Drawn Maze and specializes in creating some of the world's most complex maze puzzles. Her artwork has been displayed at exhibitions such as Art Revolution Taiwan 2020, A.R.T. Taipei 2022 and ArtExpo NY 2018. She's designed mazes for magazines such as Atlas Obscura, The Guardian and LA comedian Zach Sherwin's 'Crossword Show', and is featured in New York Times bestselling author AJ Jacobs book The Puzzler.


In other maze projects, Michelle created the 18 foot Path to Unity maze mural, which highlights the words Unity and Love in languages from around the globe, and has executed a 12ft interactive maze puzzle, created for ArtPrize 2021 challenging it's solvers down winding paths while passing through world wonders, famous landmarks and historical events along the way. She's the creator of Wizard World Illustrated Mazes book series, as well as several other maze and children's books.


Michelle is the curator of The Art Collab Project 2022, organized to reconnect Michigan art communities after the global shutdown through blind collaborations. This years spin on the event will be the Art Takeover Project 2023, a collaboration between 25 local businesses and 60 artists.


Michelle is the owner of Posterity Art Gallery located in Grosse Pointe, MI. 

“We all have little quirks that make us unique.  Plant those quirks instead of suppressing them.  Water them.  Let them grow into big, beautiful, weird looking gardens for the world to see.”

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Contact Form

If you have any questions or thoughts you can use this form to get in touch with Michelle.

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