Melissa is a Melbourne based artist, working predominantly in ceramics, sculpture and public art. She has a degree in Fine Arts (Ceramics), graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts. With almost 20 years teaching experience and graduating in Education from The University of Melbourne. Melissa has been a Visual Arts Coordinator, VCE Art and Design Teacher and specialist ceramics teacher.
Melissa was a recipient of the Bendigo Bank and Kingston Art Fellowship; this enabled her to travel to South Korea and attend the World Ceramic Biennale.