We had the good fortune of connecting with Melisa Auguste and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Melisa, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
I pursue an artistic career after working in the medical field over 10 years. I became very overwhelmed not happy and wanted better I wanted To do something I love and admire which was painting. That was my peace.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I do Abstract Art. It’s the most loving and freedom of art I love to do with no rules.I paint with bright colors shape and size on different mediums. I also do resin Art on canvas. I make coasters, trays ash trays. I also place my artwork on hoodies and design Army jackets with my art. Instructor for sip and paints I host at my art studio or travel. I’m proud of all the art work I have created making my customers happy down to creating murals at they business, art classes my customers have come too having a great experience with a twist. It was not easy but I have gotten here by my faith in GOD who kept pushing and not to let go the gift he has given me. I have learn of GOD has given me the gift to do art door will Always open for me and opportunity i must be positive and keep pushing and creating.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I would take them to a haitian restaurant because I’m haitian and love haitian food. Take them Rebel in NYC where they can enjoy some great Caribbean cuisine and see some beautiful art created by me inside and outside mural work and other haitian Artist. Also for great drinks first republic another haitian restaurant good food and drinks are the best and good time to dance with dope dj playing all mix music.. I love a good time with a great vibe I’ll give you during your visit. Have some painting lessons at my studio where we can create art sip wine and have great conversation about life.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
GOD first and foremost. My Fiancé polo who has believed in me since we meet and has been my #1 supporter and to my community which includes my family friends and strangers who happen to see my work.

Website: Maes-art.com

Instagram: Maes_artstudio

Facebook: Mae’ s Art

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