The Mysteries in Everyday Experiences
By Heike Hellmann-Brown
From mixed media installations to paintings, photography and clay works, Lake Arrowhead resident, Melinda Crider, has been a staple in the Cherokee art scene for decades. Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Crider grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. During high school, she moved to the Atlanta area with her family.
Crider has felt compelled to create art for a long time. She attended the Atlanta College of...