Melissa Sutherland Moss is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist working across collage, assemblage, and social engagement. Her art explores the intersections of her identity and world experiences. Her work is inspired by Black women across the diaspora who continue to craft possibilities in a world that denies them opportunities. 


Melissa has an BA in Studio Art, Painting as well as an MSEd in Psychology, Student Personnel. Today, her artwork strives to create a narrative that addresses the Black American feminine experience. Melissa’s work has been supported by residencies including ArtCrawl Harlem, and DAWA. She is currently a recipient of the Zea Mays Printmaking mentorship program. Sutherland Moss’ work has been written about in several publications, including Forbes, Essence, and Refinery 29. She currently serves as a Director of Creative Innovation & Ideation for sk.ArtSpace, and lives and works in New York City.

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