Marissa is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists and Ontario Society of Artists who integrates the principles of Feng Shui into her artwork. Her practise in this ancient form of metaphysics has inspired her to create landscapes that brings awareness to our interconnectivity to nature. With a BA Economics degree and years in various corporate roles, Marissa currently facilitates art workshops in the Durham area and at her home studio. She has attended various courses at the Toronto School of Art and is a member of numerous art associations. She was also one of the 18 selected artists to participate in the Landscape Artist of the Year Canada TV show on CBC and Makeful TV. Marissa is currently the Vice President and Social Media director of the Society of Canadian Artists and is also a member of the Oshawa Arts Association and the Federation of Canadian Artists.