Melissa Wilkinson is a lesbian watercolorist focusing primarily on the body as her subject. She has shown in various galleries nationally and internationally including South Korea and India and has won numerous awards throughout her career. She has won several fellowships and grants including the Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship in Painting in 2012 and a Middle East Travel Grant in 2016 to perform research throughout Israel. She is represented currently at OnCenter Gallery in Provincetown, MA., and is making her debut appearance (as the sole queer woman) at Art Gaysel, Miami’s Queerest ArtFair curated by Alex Guerra at Hotel Gaythering.
Sh’s talking with Queerguru on the eve of the Fair’s Opening. The interview with Roger Walker-Dack was filmed by Dan Desjardins