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Melissa Fitzgerald

Pittsburgh Glass Center

ARTIST BIO

Melissa T. Fitzgerald was born in Selinsgrove, PA in the early 70’s and spent her childhood exploring many artistic avenues before she stumbled into the world of flameworking. She attended Keystone College and received her Associates of Fine Arts degree.

Melissa began flameworking in 2000.  Initially, she was self-taught, but has since attended a number of continuing education intensives, has worked as an apprentice for two years and has finally settled in Pittsburgh, PA.  She currently works at the Pittsburgh Glass Center where she over sees the flame shop and continues her personal work drawing inspiration from her urban lifestyle.