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Melanie Rivera

Office of Marketing & Media

Media Designer

After receiving a bachelor’s in Theatre Performance from Kennesaw State University (with a minor in Photography), Melanie grabbed her camera and began to travel the world. She has visited 11 countries so far. In 2005, she made a trip around the globe by flying from London to Shanghai to L.A. to Atlanta and back to London to study for her master’s in Arts Management at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Since 2001, Melanie has worked as a professional graphic designer and photographer on location and in the studio. She’s worked for Polaris Photo, Kaleidoscope Pictures, and The Picture People retail studios, as well as working on a freelance basis under the name Melanie Avita Photography. She has also served as an instructor of photography for the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art and an instructor of photography and graphic design at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3356B
Phone: 912-478-8488

marivera@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 9/30/2021