Melissa Carr is an artist and an educator living in the DC Metro area. Her work consists of mixed-media paintings that explore the concepts of gender identity, sexuality, and nature. Animals are the central muse in her works. Bold layers of overlapping colors are used to capture the beauty of her subjects.
The artist is currently obtaining an advanced degree in the field of education, with the hopes of becoming an advocate for children with special needs and for the advancement of the arts in public education.