Missy is an American painter based in Portland, Maine. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Humanities from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Turkey in 2013 and has been on the move ever since, attending art residencies and traveling independently in the United States, Turkey, Morocco, France, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland. 

Her work exhibits internationally and has been acquired into public collections including Carnegie Mellon University, the Folger Shakespeare Library of Washington DC, and the South Molton Museum in England. Her paintings are also featured by Penguin Books, AirBnb, Travel + Leisure, MashableThe National Audubon Society, Huffington Post Greece, and in Dawn DeVries Sokol's book, A World of Artist Journal Pages. In September of 2017, she will be a featured instructor on Creativebug.com.