About

Bio

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Melissa Isaakov is a Toronto-based visual artist who completed her studies at York University, George Brown College, and Seneca College. Her studies focused on Psychology, Art Foundations and Graphic Design. She creates original & custom acrylic paintings, specializing in portraits of public figures.

Work Highlights

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  • Listed on ArtistsToronto.net
  • Works owned by: Emory (Vegas) Jones (RocNation/Rocawear & Planes of The Marathon Clothing Store) purchased a portrait of his good friend & business partner, the late Nipsey Hussle, Norman Powell (Toronto Raptors), DeMarre Carroll (Brooklyn Nets), Dalton Pompey (Toronto Blue Jays), Tristan Pompey (Miami Marlins), DeadMau5 (International EDM producer), Anthony Bennett (2013 #1 NBA draft pick for Cleveland Cavaliers), Aaron Sanchez (Toronto Blue Jays), Gregory Vanderwiel (Toronto FC), Ramses Principe (@mia_fitness, Miami, FL), ZOR Basketball Academy (Brampton, ON), Playmakers Basketball Training (Vancouver, BC), Emblem Cannabis (Canadian ACMPR licensed producer in Paris, ON), Kris Joseph (Boston Celtics/Brooklyn Nets/Orlando Magic/Orleans Lioret Basket/Niagara River Lions/S.L. Benfica)(Montreal, QC), Maurice Joseph (Vermont Catamounts, Head basketball coach at George Washington University)
  • Work featured and sold at the 4th Annual Pink City Classic charity basketball tournament - 50% of proceeds donated to Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation 
  • Work featured and sold at 2 events for R&M Book & Sneaker Drive (fundraiser for a humanitarian trip to Ghana by Rozaay Management): 1) ’Social Mixer’ hosted at Sorën Custom (2017), and ‘2) ‘A Race For Charity’ hosted at Woodbine Racetrack (2018). 50% of proceeds donated to R&M Book Sneaker Drive
  • Featured artist at Bamboo Tattoo’s 10th Anniversary Event 
  • Multiple features on Millionaire Art (Art Magazine based in Miami, FL)
  • Work featured and sold at Elements Nightclub grand opening (Toronto, ON) 
  • Featured artist at Spice Crawl 2017 (Art Crawl after-party in Hamilton, ON)
  • Featured artist and live painter at Eyes Wide Shut 2017 (charity event for Sketch Toronto - non-profit art-based program for homeless & marginalized youth - hosted by Ways Fam)
  • Featured artist and live painter at 2018 Toronto Professionals Social Mixer hosted by LMS Management at Locus 144 in Libert Villiage, Downtown Toronto. Live painting sold and proceeds donated to the Canadian Liver Foundation
  • Interview: Featured artist on Toronto Talks Sports & more podcast (Episode 16 “& More” segment)
  • Interview: Featured artist on SpksWrld.com - blog by professional basketball player Nigel Spikes - Spks Wrld Presents: The Woman Behind The Brush with Melissa Isaakov

How To Order

1) Choose a subject 

2) Choose a canvas size (canvas sizing chart is available upon request)


Price for custom paintings depends on level of detail & canvas size. Complimentary digital painting designs are created so you know how the painting will look, have options, and request changes before ordering.


For all orders/inquiries, see CONTACT section.

CONTACT

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Email: MelissaIsaakov@gmail.com

Instagram: @melissaisaakov


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