Mellissa Redman

Mellissa R.

Akron, OH

About Mellissa R.

Mellissa teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2014
Last sign in: Within two months


Mellissa Redman earned her Master's Degree in Painting from the Kendall College of Art and Design and Bachelor's Degree in Painting and Drawing from the University of Akron. A native of Akron, Ohio, Mellissa has volunteered her time or artwork to the local YMCA and YWCA chapters, the University of Akron Ballet Institute, the City of Akron, The Chapel: Akron Campus, and the Akron Children's Hospital. She exhibits work frequently, most recently at Ashland University and Grand Rapids' annual ArtPrize. Though she works with water-based media, her paintings also include drawing, printmaking and collage.

Photos and Videos

A timelapse video of me painting an illustration titled "Nerida." Music: Mike Chino - Dream Chaser:


Art Specialist

May 2016 - Present
Shaw JCC of Akron

Art instructor at the Shaw JCC’s Camp JCC for youth grades 1-9.
Provided activity coordination and assistance to camp director, specialists and counselors.

Continuing Studies Instructor

Jan 2014 - Apr 2016
Kendall College of Art and Design

Studio painting and drawing instructor for youth ages 6-9 through adults.


MFA Painting

Aug 2012 - May 2015
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

BFA Painting and Drawing

Aug 2007 - May 2012
University of Akron
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