Melissa Scott-Miller studied at the Slade School of Fine Art.
Over the past 25 years her work has been shown in many group exhibitions, including the Mark Jason Gallery; New English Art Club; Royal Society of Portrait Painters; Hunting/Observer Art Prizes, The Mall Galleries; A T Kearney; B P Portrait Award; The London Group; and on 17 occasions at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
She has had several solo exhibitions in New York, including most recently at the Mark Jason Gallery, which now shows her work on a regular basis.
Melissa was elected a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1999. She has won a number of awards, including the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize (£15,000) in 2008. (The winning picture is shown top left) Also The South Bank Picture Show (2nd Prize); The Lucy Morrison Award, Royal Overseas League; and the Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Scholarship.
She now teaches at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art, London.