Melissa Uroff is a California based artist and photographer. As a photographer, she works in alternative, historical and experimental processes including cyanotypes, gum printing, polaroid transfers, and traditional darkroom techniques. She loves to mix mediums and often create installations, works in printmaking, painting, drawing, electronic art, neon tube bending, collage, and assemblage. Melissa has several public art pieces on display throughout CA, which include large-scale murals along with free-standing art pieces.
She is currently working as an Artist in Residence with Yolo Arts, teaching art to “at-risk” youth as well as with out unhoused community throughout Yolo County. She also teaches as a Visual Arts Specialist at Peregrine School in Davis CA.
Melissa curates art and music shows throughout the greater Sacramento area which includes a yearly ArtMix at the Crocker Art Museum as well as monthly shows at WAL Public Market Gallery.
Melissa is also the founder and editor of TUBE., a Sacramento based arts and culture print magazine created by artists and musicians.
When she is not making art, teaching, curating, or running the magazine you will find her DJing with the Vixens of Vinyl, playing her accordion, and traveling every available chance.