Phone: 972-947-9443 #25126
Degrees and Certifications:
2006 BFA Texas A&M University -Corpus Christy 2011 MFA University of North Texas Certified in: Art EC-12
Mr. Christopher Melia - Sculpture Grades 9-12
Born and raised in Humble, Texas, Christopher Melia moved to Corpus Christi in 2001 to extend his education at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Shortly after engaging in ceramic courses offered at the university, he became an apprentice to a local studio potter, William Wilhelmi. In 2006, he received his BFA in Ceramics. He continued to work for Wilhelmi and take additional classes until moving to Denton, Texas for graduate school at the University of North Texas. Chris finished his MFA in 2011. He currently lives in Whitesboro with his wife, two sons and daughter. He teaches Sculpture at Little Elm High School, makes work (pottery) in his home studio, and is always going deeper into a variety of trades while developing his property in the country.