Melissa Vijay Bharwani , was born on December 3rd 1984, in New Jersey. When she was five years old her parents moved to the Caribbean island of Curacao. She's always has had a love for the arts , as a child she would join different art classes, and even got the opportunity to take IB Art in high school. Recently with some encouragement she took up art again, it started with drawing in a sketch book, to painting with acrylics. Blessed with the island scenery, she enjoys painting paintings that will give a warm Caribbean feel to the room.