Melanie Boda (nee Warner) is an installation and community artist based in Hertfordshire. Melanie became known for her Bog Standard Gallery* and Yellow Spotty Caravan in 2007 when she gained a First Class honours degree in Interactive Arts from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Having exhibited and curated extensively around the UK, Melanie gained an MA in Art Therapy from the Universty of Hertfordshire in 2010 and has since gained wide-ranging experience of writing and delivering creative art workshops for both adults and children.

Melanie has worked in partnership with over six local authorities as well as a number of different charities, agencies and private organisations to develop, facilitate and manage arts events and projects in a variety of settings including galleries, schools, hospitals, festivals, shopping centres, parks and open spaces and community groups. Melanie is also the Community Arts Development Officer for Three Rivers District Council on a part time basis.

Melanie is always interested to discuss ideas for new projects and new ways in which the creative projects can help our communities. Feel free to contact Melanie for more information and advice.

*Bog Standard Gallery is believed to be the smallest art gallery in the world. The converted portable toilet cubicle exhibits photographs of toilet signs from around the globe.

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