San Francisco Bay Area
Melissa K. Smith is a California Bay Area native and pursued an early interest in fine art with study locally and abroad. She completed two undergraduate degrees in fine art and a Master’s degree from John F. Kennedy University in Berkeley in 2004. She is also an accomplished photographer and shares many film credits with her husband in a variety of positions on their films and the films of others from storyboards to stills and producing. She was an integral part of the production of the featurette Once Beautiful Past and continues a variety of pursuits in art, publishing, and photography.