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Current Instructors

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 Nicki Melendez

Drawing and Digital Art

Nicki Melendez teaches animation, drawing, and digital art. Born and raised in Hollywood, Florida, he initially taught himself digital art and animation before furthering his education at SCAD, where he focused on 2D animation. Nicki has also been refining his painting and drawing skills under the guidance of Ms. Haris at Harris ART Studio since its opening.

He enjoys experimenting with various art forms and blending media, including sculpting and incorporating 3D elements to breathe life into his work.

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Kyle Harris
Artist, Owner, Painting/Drawing Instructor

Born and raised "up North", Kyle attended a small New England college to study art. After two years of college, she landed a job at a local tv station which lead to a 22 year career in TV production. While working in many areas of production she became a community activist focusing on women and children's issues. In 2003 she relocated to South Florida with her family and 9 years later ventured back to art and opened Harris Art Studio.  She teaches painting and drawing classes to children and adults.  As a small, black owned female business owner, Kyle enjoys creating lifelike paintings and defines her success as  a teacher by showing her students how to bring out their inner creativity. 

See Kyle's Paintngs HERE

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