Melissa Uroff is a California based artist and photographer. As a photographer, she works in alternative, historical and experimental processes including cyanotypes, platinum printing, transfers and traditional darkroom techniques. She loves to mix mediums and often creates installations, works in printmaking, painting, drawing, 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 a lead artist, teaching art to the homeless community, through the Yolo Arts program I SEE YOU. She recently finished a residency teaching art to "at risk" youth at continuation high schools in Woodland and West Sacramento CA. When she is not making art you can find her curating art and music shows, DJing vinyl, playing her accordion and traveling every available chance.
Melissa is also the founder of TUBE. Media. TUBE. produces art and music shows at locally owned venues and galleries throughout the heart of Sacramento. Along with community events, TUBE. is a print and online magazine, and teaches DIY and art classes.