Melissa Rae Michaels, born May 1994, is a Canadian photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. Melissa returned to the city after spending her Winter 2015 semester studying abroad at the University of Westminster in London, England. She has since completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Photographic Studies at Ryerson University, and graduated in April 2016.
As a contemporary artist most of Melissa’s work tends to incorporate the human body with a strong understanding of negative and positive space. Her compositions focus on light, shape, and movement. This admiration ultimately comes from her adoration of dance, poetry and art.
Her many photographic interests include, travel, entertainment and portraiture.
Melissa considers herself to be a pop culture junkie and a celebrity enthusiast. Aside from photography her hobbies include drawing, writing poetry, reading and re-watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix.