Mel will be donating the proceeds of her puzzle to the George Floyd Memorial Fund, the Minnesota Freedom Fund, Black Visions Collective, Reclaim the Block, Campaign Zero, and Unicorn Riot.
Brooklyn-based artist Mel Reese received her B.S. from Skidmore College and studied at Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence. She completed an artist residency at Elsewhere Studios, went on to receive a Post-Baccalaureate certificate from San Francisco Art Institute, received her MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC and attended the Vermont Studio Center residency. Mel has had multiple solo and group exhibitions across the country and her work has been published in Inside Artists, Studio Visit Magazine, Artwork Archive Blog, Vellum Magazine, KINDLAND, New American Paintings and Wallhop.