Melissa Nicholls completed her degree at the University of Wolverhampton, followed by high skills training at the International Glass Centre in the West Midlands. Melissa also has a Masters degree in Design and Applied Art from Wolverhampton University. In 2013 Melissa attended Pilchuck on a scholarship to develop caneworking skills from which her latest body of work stems.
Melissa is part of a fresh new wave of central England talent and has established herself as a successful glass artist. Melissa exhibits her work around the country and will be taking part in this year's British Craft Trade Fair.