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Meet Melissa.

Melissa began as a documentary and street photographer/filmmaker, enjoying the process of making candid, beautiful moments last forever. As she grew in her craft, studio portraiture began to interest her more, finding delight in how she could assist her clientele in truly seeing themselves. Melissa uses her photography as a self-help tool for others.

She resides in Atlanta’s West End community with her daughter, lovingly nicknamed “lowercase g.” Currently, she is working on projects related to black identity and police brutality.


CV

Photography

2018 Arts, Beats, & Lyrics: Atlanta

2018 “Light Study”: A Community Portrait Pop Up, National Black Arts Festival

2018 Dead Ringer 2, Future Gallery

2018 “Bloom: A Visual Unfurling of Light,” Spelman College Museum of Art

2018 Artist Facilitator for Emory University’s Arts & Ethics Department

2017 “Stand,” Auburn Avenue Research Library

Video

2018 To West End, With Love short film

2018 Spelman College (Work #1 / Work #2)

Awards/Recognition

2018 Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta “Best Photographer”