Melyssa Fortini is a visual artist and community collaborator; best known for producing environmentally charged visual imagery as a means to communicate and reflect. She works in a variety of mediums including digital photography, sculpture, and multimedia. She creates her work as a means to generate public initiative and sustainable development. Fortini organized two participatory installations at FIGMENT North Adams; The Art of Going Green in 2016 and The Greenhouse Project in 2017. She has a passion for working with her Berkshire community. This passion stems from her experience working in public services positions such as Visitor Services Associate at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams and Art in Nature Intern at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. Fortini is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management with double minors in Visual Art and Art History at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA.