"The question is not what you are looking at, but what you see."
- Henry David Thoreau
Melissa Fleming is a visual artist who is interested in the duality of the visible and invisible, the relationship between realism and abstraction, and the interplay of art and science. She has a particular interest in the transient and often unseen aspects of the natural world.
Ms. Fleming's work has been exhibited and collected internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the University of Colorado at Boulder, the James Hotel (NYC), the Museo de la Fotografía (Rafaela, Argentina), the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and numerous private collections. She has also lectured about her work at various universities and art organizations.
Ms. Fleming received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Parsons School of Design and earned a science-based Master Naturalist Certificate from Cornell University. Nature and science are also the foundations of her blog, The Weather Gamut. She lives and works in New York City.