Olga Melissa Tapia 'gendakiwi', is a full-time digital artist and muralist based out of New Jersey. Working as a freelance artist with local young people in art-based summer camps and school programs. (Dunellen Public Community and Arts High, Newark, NJ )
Melissa runs 'gendakiwi' in addition to her product and brand design, outdoor window painting, and large-scale murals. Her uniquely colorful and dynamic art style has attracted a following online, where she has a fan base of over 78K individuals on Instagram and over 419K on TikTok. Her business has allowed her to table as an exhibitor at events in Florida, Texas, and California at big-name conventions such as Metrocon, Sakuracon, and Anime Los Angeles.
Original work on 100% cotton crew neck sweaters and T-shirts. Embroidery done on Baby Lock Alliance. Screen printing services hired locally.
Original work used as promotional materials for Bubz Boba Bar. Acrylic paint on glass. Part of a popular monthly series of window cleaning and painting with 18 million views and counting.
Original work for the city of Dunellen, NJ. Acrylic paint on wooden boards.
ORIGINAL WORKS GALLERY
Olga 'Melissa' Tapia