Wednesday, December 13, 2006

About Me

Melanie Sklarz inspires individuals and groups to tap into their creativity for personal and professional success, whether it’s a painting, marketing plan, or being everyday creative.

An accomplished educator, she has 10 years experience developing and leading innovative programs for museums as a teacher and curator, most recently in Washington, DC. Also an informative speaker, she has facilitated workshops for creative women entrepreneurs and led a parent workshop on raising creative kids.

Melanie is also a mixed media artist specializing in collage. Her artwork has been exhibited at the FAVA Gallery in Oberlin, Ohio, the Dialogue Gallery in Buffalo and The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Virginia.

Finally, as a blogger, she has been a panelist on a women in blogging discussion and her blog has been added to’s creative journey blogs.

She earned a BA in Art History from Seton Hill University and a MA from the Ohio State University, where her research focused on women’s artistic production and activism. In 2005, she completed her creativity coach training with Eric Maisel, PhD, known as “America’s Foremost Creativity Coach.”