Melana is originally from the Pacific Northwest, and because of her love of travel and her pursuit of education, she has additionally lived in the Midwest and on the East Coast.
Melana is a working artist; her art is greatly inspired by human relationships and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. She believes art opens doors to good conversation, and loves the discussions that stem from looking at art. In addition to painting, Melana enjoys new adventures, strong coffee, and a good book.
An Everett resident, she and her husband, Jason, have three children who attend Providence and one Providence graduate who now attends Lincoln Technical College in Colorado.
Started at Providence: 2020
B.A., Psychology, Taylor University, Indiana
B.A., Fine Art, Taylor University, Indiana
Studio art training from Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence, Italy
M.A., Art Therapy, Hofstra University, New York