Missy H. Dunaway is an artist and illustrator. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Arts from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. In 2013 she traveled to Turkey on a Fulbright Fellowship to study Anatolian textiles. Since then she has been awarded six artist-in-residence fellowships to travel abroad for months out of the year. Her home studio is based in Portland, Maine.
Missy's paintings exhibit internationally and have been acquired into public collections including Carnegie Mellon University, the Folger Shakespeare Library of Washington DC, and the South Molton Museum in England. Her artwork is also featured by Penguin Random House, Passion Passport, Travel + Leisure, Mashable, The National Audubon Society, and in Dawn DeVries Sokol's book, A World of Artist Journal Pages (Abrams, 2015). In 2018 she was awarded the Educator Award from 1,400 exhibiting artists at the ArtPrize Competition of Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2019 she was awarded the inaugural “Envoy” artist collaboration award by Four Seasons.
Missy is represented by Portland Art Gallery. She is a featured instructor on Creativebug.com and teaches workshops in her home state.