Melissa Bertrand earned her BFA in Illustration from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2005 and a certificate in Makeup Artistry in 2008
Melissa began body painting in 2003 while in college at MICA. She has continued to refine her skill as a fine and commercial artist using skin as her canvas. Melissa also does almost all of her own photography work and continuously creates personal artworks in addition to commissions.
From 2010-2012, Melissa owned a body painting gallery in Milford, CT showing, the only body painter in Connecticut to own a gallery. Ms. Bertrand has also competed and placed within the top 10 artists in several international body painting competitons, selected to participate as a featured artist at NYC body painting day 2014-15, and provided services for countless satisfied clients, including famed artist, Jeff Koons.
Works out of Studio95 Photographixs
158 Research Drive, Milford CT 06460
an easy ride from NYC and only 10 minutes from New Haven, CT for body painting service in studio
Melissa will travel to clients anywhere in the world, and regularly works in NYC, Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun, New Haven, Hartford Fairfield County body painting on location.