Drawing from her interests in language, literature, and film, Larissa makes drawings, paintings, objects, and installations. She is currently the Senior Teaching Artist and Gallery Manager at the Children’s Museum of the Arts. Larissa holds a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from The Ohio State University and has taught at the Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University and Columbus Museum of Art.
Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, the Land of Tomorrow in Lexington, KY, Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University in West Virginia, Universität der Künste Berlin and the Moscow Biennial for Young Art, Moscow, Russia. In addition to other awards, Mellor was a 2012 resident at the Stephen Pace House Residency in Stonington, Maine, and 2010 Fulbright Fellow to Germany in Painting and Printmaking.