ARTIST STATEMENT: Melissa Johnson is a visual artist living in Brooklyn, NY creating public artworks nationally and internationally. Much of her work is inspired by feminism and introspection with a keen focus on human enlightenment and the cosmos. She has been commissioned to complete murals as well as two public sculptures. In September 2012 Melissa traveled to create landscape installations associated with her Power Women collages at an artist residency in Italy.
Muffy is a small start-up brand created by Melissa. She is making original jewelry, hand-painted textiles, and repurposed leather goods under this umbrella in NYC.