As an artist it is her intent to use her creativity as a healing modality and a vehicle to engage meaningful conversation. Meclina’s portraits are large in scale and subject matter. Often towering over six feet tall, they tell personal stories both in images and the words that skillfully create them.
Her landscapes emote the warm embrace of encouragement and words provide a reminder of reflection and self-love.
Most recently, her work with bespoke gowns showcase words woven for social empowerment and self-acceptance.
Meclina’s work is in private collections, highly visible commercial properties, and a favorite of some of entertainment's most highly respected set designers.
She has served on countless advisory boards most recently for diversity and inclusion at the Tampa Museum of Art and James Weldon Johnson Foundation. In 2020 Meclina co-founded the Community Art Collaborative which creates opportunities to connect and empower communities through the creation of public and community art programming.