Melissa McCloud Artist · Sculpture · Contemporary Art
Melissa McCloud is really a visual artist and academic living and dealing from the tri - state section of WV, OH, and KY. Born in 1977 in Seattle, WA, McCloud is definitely an instructor at both Marshall University in Huntington, WV and Ohio University Southern in Ironton, OH. McCloud completed an MFA in Sculpture and Expanded Practices in 2013 from Ohio University and a BFA in both Photography and Sculpture in 2009 from Marshall University.
Through Sculpture, Installations, and video, Melissa McCloud’s work seeks to focus on the interconnectedness and fragility of life. Using bees as a literal and symbolic metaphor of life’s passages, McCloud’s work contains nuanced notions of both poisons and cures with an ethereal sense of spirit connecting all of it. contemporary Art