Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
12 x 12 inches
Melissa Capasso is a painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work explores the body in relation to the psyche, incorporating representational and abstract elements, texture, symbols, and color. She studied studio art at NYU and received her MFA in painting from Brooklyn College, where she received the Charles G. Shaw Art Department Award and was nominated for the Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship. She was recently awarded an Edward F. Albee Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship and attended the Terra Vivente Art Studio Residency, in Guardia Sanframondi, Italy.