Mel Harper Creative, LLC empowers artists to transform their artistic practices into sustainable careers. Through honest reflection and strategic planning, MHC helps artists maximize their creative potential.


Mel Harper is an artist, art educator, and artist consultant living and working in Washington, DC. Mel is the company manager for Holly Bass | 360 and coordinates interpretive resource projects for the National Gallery of Art. She specializes in strategic thinking and art historical writing. 

Mel received her MA from Howard University, where she taught African American art history as an adjunct lecturer and was a research assistant at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center for five years.