Melissa Mey in 2000 and 2004 she completed her licences in Painting Mainart and Sculpture Sideart at Marmara University. In 2007 also she completed her specific thesis subjected as `Symbols used in Dutch Painting on 17th Century` with master degree.
When she was 9 years old, she started to art of photography with her analog camera and since that time she kept continued with compact cameras for many years; also worked with DSLR cameras since 2005. While she was continuing to her art on photograph career silently for a while when she was in study in university, she won special jury prize and prize of `Private Eye` when she attended to international contests on abroad of country. That was her title for back to her career professionally. Still having her different style, Mey`s photographs are located in private collections with high appreciation.
Since 2010 she has been working with the auction company . In 2011 many of her photos took part in many exhibitions of Beyaz Muzayede. In May 2011, she opened her solo exhibition called as `Traces of the City` by the concept from her travels, reflections, and work of graffities.
Mey`s Photographs; together with their uniqueness, having the most important featurings are non photoshop using, following by trips as specialized larger size prints and with quick cut-less editions and traces belongs to her travels.
Melissa Mey became one of the photograph artist at the Contemporary Istanbul and at auction of Beyaz Muzayede. She also have had many exhibitions and auctions which aimed to help. Worked also as jury in many international photo contests, also awarded many prizes.
Melissa Mey is still the member of UPI (United Photographers International). FIAP ( federation internationale de l’arte photographique )
She is continuing her works in Istanbul except her photography tours.