Meet the SSA Team: Melissa Timmer


In a series of blog posts, we’re introducing the team behind Stephanie Schlatter Art. They’re the folks who are out on the street promoting my artwork, keeping the website and social media humming along, etc., while I’m in the studio focused on creating!

Meet Melissa Timmer:  She joined my team two years ago and is the sales force behind Stephanie Schlatter Art. Melissa represents my art: She is my lead sales guru, and also serves as my project manager on numerous projects. She’s responsible for our Stephanie Schlatter Art presence in the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, JW Marriott, The Home Studio, Frames Unlimited, many of the vineyard tasting rooms and more!

Melissa owns Melissa Nicole Creative Marketing. A former corporate events and PR manager, she discovered her strongest suit was the ability to form strong relationships that are mutually beneficial, connecting people and businesses with their audiences and markets. Now, as an entrepreneur and creative marketer, Melissa uses her insights and skills to help her clients build relationships between their brands, products, and customers. Her passion is making connections that work.

Representing artists, coaching local businesses, chairing fundraisers, marketing jewelry, organizing events and arranging messaging, she brings businesses and consumers together, building relationships through face-to-face interactions, social media, websites, and promotional management.

Connect with Melissa here:

About Stephanie Schlatter Art

Stephanie Schlatter is an Artist who draws from the world for inspiration. While she calls Grand Rapids, Michigan, home she’s often off on new adventures. For more than a decade, her journeys have taken her across the globe. She has studied art both locally and abroad, including time in Mexico, where she decided to shift her focus from photography to painting. Stephanie's travels led her to found Absolutely Art: A Project for Change in 2006. Through this non-profit organization, she brings art instruction to the children of Ethiopia while supporting their education. Stephanie's work reflects an expression influenced by other cultures which resonates a variety of influences that have given her work direction.

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