About













Hi! I'm Melissa. I am a multi passionate artist, doll designer, craft-design writer aaaaaaand photographer. I will sometimes wear these hats all at the one time.

I proudly create content for such publications as My Poppet website, Handmade magazine.


For enquiries, commissions and collaborations you can contact me – 

emjieart@y7mail.com.au
IG: @melissa.gaggiano


EDUCATION
2013 Diploma of Professional Photography Photography institute
1999 Diploma of Clothing Industry Studies Gordon Institute



PUBLISHED
2018 FEB My Poppet website – Felt Valentine's Day Charm

2018 JAN My Poppet website – Kids Craft Doll Backpack
2018 JAN Handmade magazine, issue 36-9 – Bette T Doll; Patchwork Wrap Skirt
2017 NOV My Poppet website – Pom Pom Flamingo
2017 NOV Handmade magazine, issue 36-7 – Lil Angel; Felt Xmas Envelope
2017 NOV My Poppet website – Lost Tooth Pouch
2017 OCT Handmade magazine, issue 36-6 – Guardian of the Christmas Tree
2017 SEP My Poppet website – Chat Noir Halloween Costume
2017 SEP My Poppet website – Rainbow Bag Charm
2017 AUG My Poppet website – Vintage Paperdoll Bookmarks
2017 JUL My Poppet website – Folding Paper Dollhouse
2017 JUN My Poppet website – Felt Craft Flower
2017 MAY My Poppet website – Felt Craft Pop Cactus
2017 APR My Poppet website – Felt Cameo Portrait Brooch
2017 MAR My Poppet website – Mini Felt Pizza
2009 Mixtape zine – Issue 10 – Ragamuffin Mousie
2008-2009 Emjie zine – 5 issues (self published)



STOCKIST
2017 Leonard St


EXHIBITION + EVENTS
2015 Solo exhibition, Cheltenham Library


TEACHING
2017 'Couch Potatoes' Doll Making Classes, Cheltenham PS


COMMISSION
2017 'The Banker' water colour illustration (private commission)