Melissa Alcena will have a special viewing of her first solo exhibition 'Some (Re)assembly Required' in the NAGB Project Space Room on Saturday, November 4th from 5 - 7 p.m. The artist will also be involved in an informal artist talk starting at 5 pm with open studios directly after. 'Some (Re)assembly Required' runs through Sunday, December 3rd, 2017. The event is free and open to the public.
Melissa Alcena moved to Canada in 2010, where she attended Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario and completed a two-year Applied Photography course in 2012. Alcena’s approach to portraiture is environmental. Photographing her subjects in their surroundings, she highlights aspects of their lives and personalities.