Melissa is an Artist, Teacher, and Yoga Instructor living in Maple, Ontario.  Formerly from New York, Melissa began her career working in the ceramic and glass industry as a model and mold maker.  Since then she has turned towards paint, clay and mixed media to create.  Her current body of work explores the universal qualities of Human emotions. 

"It's one thing to make a pictre of what a person looks like, it's another thing to make a portrait of who they are"

Paul Caponigro