Melanie Comber studied at Wimbledon and then Chelsea Schools of Art 1990-1994. She was nominated for many awards during and after her time at college and had residencies at the Victoria and Albert Museum and in Rejkavik. Comber had group shows from 1993, most notably recently at the Royal Academy and Cat Street Gallery in Hong Kong, whilst her first solo show was 1995’s Elemental at The Blue Gallery. Fine Art Society, London has given her a series of solo shows in the last few years. Her work, abstractions sometimes teetering on the brink between two and three dimensions, frequently involved sand, natural pigments and other slightly unusual materials. Corporate collections holding her work include Scottish Widows, Hiscox, RBS and Deutschebank.