About the artist
Mixed media range of painting, drawing, printing and sculpture plus assemblage art
The themes explored by Melissa's work include the changing visual identities of the natural object over time , the transience of time, femaleness and mental health focussing on the unfamiliar in the final curation.
Transformation and manipulation of the every day are constant themes in Melissa work, encouraging the viewer to look beyond the obvious and mundane to find a deeper level of experience and connection . Working across a variety of media and found objects to ignite visceral emotion, memories and lost narratives.
Melissa was born and grew up in London, and is now working and living between West Sussex and London. She is a set/ prop designer and Art Director for photoshoots and videos. Currently In her final year of a 4 year Fine Art Degree with the Open University. She has exhibited at Gallery 57 in Arundel and at The Oxmarket in Chichester.
From A27 Stockbridge roundabout, follow signs to Bracklesham. At seafront left into East Bracklesham Drive, studios half mile on right.
TAMARISK, East Bracklesham Drive, Bracklesham Bay, PO20 8JW