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Melanie Oliva

Melanie Oliva is a Miami artist, activist, and creative director who founded artist collectives Inspiration Pollination and the Artful Activist and co-organized a nationwide Artist March. Previously an award-winning creative director in Chicago, Oliva uses her honed aesthetic and conceptual skills to advocate for Earth and her inhabitants—through collaborative paintings, activism, and group art activations. While originally from Nashville, Melanie and her husband have also lived in Amsterdam and Chicago and now reside in Miami. She has won over 30 awards for art direction, including multiple Addy and Reggie awards. Melanie founded the artist collective Inspiration Pollination and the collective/online magazine The Artful Activist and co-organized the nationwide Artist March. More of her work can be seen here.