Catching the creative gene from artistic family members, Melissa Spence has spent her career focused on art and design. Previously, she worked as a Senior Design Consultant helping new home buyers select design elements and finishes. She obtained years of experience in the art business during her tenure at a national art publishing company. She also has a background in Architecture and Design working with an international award-winning firm on their color and graphic design teams. Her professional experience and training, combined with her abilities to provide excellent customer service, makes Melissa a natural fit for the Art + Artisans team and clients.
Melissa graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Art in Graphic Design and received a certificate of completion for Architectural Technology. While on the Art + Artisans team, she also received a certificate of completion in the ACC Continuing Education BMGT Managing Projects course. Melissa also loves to orchestrate and plan our Team Building outings and activities.
Away from work, Melissa delights in spending time with her husband and children, swimming in their pool and traveling to destinations inside and outside of the US to admire beautiful scenery, historical architecture and art!
- Likes: Paul Gauguin, Chocolate, Boba drinks
- Dislikes: Cold weather, cabinet doors left open
"Excellence is not being the best, it is doing your best. I’ve learned that here at Art + Artisans from Jennifer and my coworkers. In this office we achieve goals, have fun and are helpful friends. Creative minds inspire others…I love that I work alongside creative minds and that we are in the business of creating spaces that inspire others!"
- Melissa Spence