Melissa Birks is a Grand Rapids native now living in Chicago. She writes screenplays and wrote and produced "The True Story of Hammond VanOchre and His Amazing Flying Steampig." The inspiration for the film -- a 2010 Art Prize entry called The Steampig Experiment -- was created by a team of artists including her brother Thom Birks.
Melissa's ArtPrize Entries
These are Melissa's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.