About the Artist
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From wall-sized mythical creatures to portraits that take on a life of their own, Melissa Carmon (b. 1984) expresses the realities and possibilities of life through the practice of art.
Her work includes large-scale portraits in oil and immersive installation work that transforms spaces. Carmon's shows often incorporate interdisciplinary elements, drawing from her studies in philosophy, literature, psychology, and the natural sciences.
A vibrant teacher and leader, Carmon leads courses, gives lectures, and creates workshops to help other artists to achieve greater artistic productivity.
Carmon's work was recently commissioned by HID Global, and her work has been shown in Denver and Washington, D.C.
Carmon studied Printmaking as an undergraduate at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and holds a degree with honors in Philosophy from Colorado State University.
Melissa Carmon currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado, with her husband, Jonathan Myers.
Beyond the Horizon Line of Time
A Biography about Melissa Carmon
If you'd like to hear more about what has inspired this work and a bit more of where it comes from, feel free to check out the biography below.