Melissa Harrell Member Since May 2007 Artist Statement Melissa Harrell is an independent art professional currently based in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born and raised in Knoxville and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee. Melissa continued her studies into art and design at Watkins College of Art and O'More College of Design in Nashville, TN and Parsons School of Design in New York City. Melissa's paintings are inspired by her love of the environment which is evident in her environmental topography-inspired series of paintings that feature dynamic color, shape and form. Melissa's love for the outdoors is also captured in her black and white film photography series of rural countrysides in Tennessee and in the solid contrast of urban life and cityscapes in her digital photography of New York City.
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