February 11, 2018, 11:00 am at TILA Studios , 2835 Church St, Atlanta, GA 30344, USA
Join us for an exclusive preview of Melissa A. Mitchell's first book, Views From My Kaleidoscope and a never before seen art collection, Knew Africa.
Melissa A. Mitchell was selected a featured artist at TILA Studios first exhibition, In Search of Our Mothers Gardens in December 2016. Her work is permanently displayed in the space so it comes as no surprise that she'll be hosting her exclusive book release and art exhibit at TILA Studios.
When: Sunday, February 11
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
***Reading and Discussion starts at 1:00 PM
Where: TILA Studios, 2835 Church Street, East Point, GA 30344
Things to Know:
All artwork and books will be for sale
Light hors-d'oeuvre and beverages provided
ABOUT THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED BOOK:
"Views From My Kaleidoscope" is a compilation of quotes, mantras, and beliefs that the author, Melissa Mitchell, has stood on in the best of times and worst of times. It is through her optimistic lens that she has been able to propel to higher heights throughout life. She understands the power of words and affirmations and believes that one word or phrase can truly change your life. Through her inspirational words, she has been able to motivate the masses daily and has compiled of few of those messages to be featured, along with her favorite works of art. This book is meant to appeal to both the heart spiritually and eyes aesthetically. Once you view life from this kaleidoscope of hope, you might have the courage to live the life you were truly destined to live.
ABOUT MELISSA A. MITCHELL:
Melissa Mitchell is an Atlanta-based, self-taught artist, who has a love for vibrant colors, unique shapes, and bold dark lines. She attributes her Bahamian heritage, melodic sounds and the colorful world around her as her greatest inspirations. Since February 2014, she has created over 500 original art pieces, painted over 40 larger than life murals, has been featured in various articles including The Huffington Post and sold custom pieces housed around the world. More recently, she has brought her art pieces to life by turning her favorite paintings into unique head wraps, pocket squares, socks, bow ties, home decor and specialty textiles. Launched in 2016, her Abeille Creations' head wraps have been seen on the likes of Lupita N'yango featured in Vogue Magazine and she had an exclusive partnership with Smitten by Yandy Smith of reality television fame, to name a few. Last year, her work was also showcased in ESSENCE Magazine's 'My City, My Way' tour stop in Atlanta, GA.
She specializes in creating one-of- a-kind pieces for homes, offices, and other personal spaces for her clients. She aims to curate pieces that evoke emotion, serve as a "light source", speaks to the soul, but above all-- -- -inspire people to follow their passions and cultivate their dreams. Melissa is known as the "Kaleidoscope of Hope", because she brings joy through her use of colors. Anyone that experiences something she has created will find comfort in knowing that there is nothing else like it in the world.