Melissa Walter received a BFA from East Carolina University and a MFA from the University of Georgia. She has also studied at Penland School of Crafts and in Cortona, Italy. Melissa has exhibited at Goldesberry Gallery (Houston, TX), The Ohio Crafts Museum (Columbus, OH) Mighty Tieton Warehouse (Tieton, WA), Flatbed Press and Gallery (Austin, TX), and Slocub Galleries (Johnson City, TN). She has been published in several books; such as The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, and Inspiration by Linda Darty and Paper Jewelry (Design and Make) by Sarah Kelly. Melissa was an artist-in-residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in 2011-2012 and continues to live and work in Houston, TX.
See more about Melissa and her work in this video from the Fresh Arts Artist Inc program presentations, find her presentation at the 1 hour 12.5 minute mark: