Self Portrait, 2016

Self Portrait, 2016


Melissa Bessie is a Toronto-based photographer, who grew up in the small suburbs of Orangeville, Ontario.  She is currently exploring the suburban landscape.


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  • BFA in photography from Ryerson University, Toronto

Group Exhibitions

  •  "Full Frame", Ryerson Artspace,Toronto (2013 & 2014)
  • "Moving On", Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto (2014)
  • "Ryerson-Brighton Exchange", University of Brighton, UK (2014)
  • "First Edition Photobook Show", Ryerson Artspace (2014)
  • "The Expanded Image", Ryerson Artspace (2015)
  • "Panoptic", Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre (2015)
  • "Maximum Exposure", Ryerson Image Centre (2015)