Melissa Dinwiddie is an award-winning artist and calligrapher, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She combines a background as a calligrapher with a deep love for her Jewish heritage to create works of beauty, depth, and technical excellence. Her original artworks and fine art prints have been exhibited internationally, and are in private collections around the world. She is also nationally known as a teacher, and has been invited to teach calligraphy and book arts across the US. Active in the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement, Melissa sees her work as a ketubah-and Judaic artist as the ultimate expression of her relationship with the Divine.