About Melissa Sixma Lingo

Melissa was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, and currently resides in Port Orange, Florida with her husband Billy and pet ragdoll cat Tootsie. She earned her BFA and MFA degrees in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. Melissa interned for fashion brand Lilly Pulitzer in their Print Department from 2012-2014, and has remotely worked a full time position as their Communications Print Artist since June 2014. She travels for work regularly to paint all of the Lilly Pulitzer stores, to paint live at brand events, and paints artwork for their marketing campaigns while at home. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, embroidering, crocheting, hanging out with family, cooking, and listening to a lot of podcasts.