Melissa Franklin-Sanchez was born in 1984, in Warwickshire, England.
In 2002 she graduated from her humanistic studies: Art, Music, English Literature, Performing Arts and Ballet.
In 2003 she completed an intensive art foundation course at the Slade School of Art, London. She then enrolled at the Florence Academy of art, a school dedicated to the study of realistic and figurative art. She graduated with the three-year diploma in painting and was offers a 4th year of specialization. Her work is currently represented in both Europe and the USA , by Scriba, InPARADISO Gallery, Venice, Italy, Salve Art Gallery, Leipzig Germany, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY, and Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, Texas. She is also an artist member of the Concilio Europeo dell’ Arte.
Melissa’s love of Italy, its culture, beauty and tradition will continue to be an inspiration for her life and her work.