Melissa Furness works primarily in painting and installation. Her work is influenced by experiences of travel, which have included artist residencies in China, Mexico, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, and the U.S. Furness regularly exhibits and publishes both nationally and internationally. She participated in the 2015 Biennial of the Americas, and in 2016 Kochi-Muziris Biennale in Karala, India through A.I.R. Gallery of NY. The artist is currently represented by K Contemporary Art in Denver.