Melanie Fisher received her Bachelors of Science in Ceramics from State University of New York at Buffalo State College. She was a leader in the undergraduate studio, but her sense of professionalism came after graduating. She spent three years working at Buffalo Arts Studio, and she was able to set up multiple exhibitions both solo, and with other artists. She has shown in many galleries in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, including Burchfield Penney Art Center, and Indigo Art Gallery. She also attended residencies including Red Gate in Beijing, China, and Ayatana in Ottawa, Canada. Collecting organic material while exploring new landscapes led Melanie to attend a Post Baccalaureate degree at Indiana University Southeast for a year before thinking about applying to graduate school. Currently Melanie is a graduate student candidate in ceramics at Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio.