Melissa Spitz

is creating photographs and destigmatizing mental illness
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About Melissa Spitz

Melissa Spitz is an internationally recognized photographer, who is best known for her work about her mentally ill mother.


Melissa Spitz (b.1988) is a working artist from St. Louis, Missouri, who currently resides in New York City.

She received her BFA from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Melissa is the recipient of Magnum's Inge Morath Award, recognizing a female photographer under the age of 30. Spitz was named Instagram Photographer of 2017 by TIME Magazine. Forbes Magazine described her work as ‘Shocking’. “I say shocking in a good way. Seeing the work felt like standing up in a crowd to make a speech, expecting to be shouted down, only to have a stranger defend you passionately. It was shocking because of its goodness.”

Her Instagram account @nothing_to_worry_about has sparked a community of individuals affected by mental illness in the home.

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Recent posts by Melissa Spitz

By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 11 exclusive posts
7
Images
5
Writings
1
Video
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 11 exclusive posts
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5
Writings
1
Video
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