Stacey Messina is a contemporary painter from California. She is best known for her romantic florals and painterly botanicals. The artists uses a bright colorful pallet applying many layers and uses glazing techniques with expressive brushstrokes. Her painted arrangements capture real and imaginary flowers inspired by fuzzy childhood memories, her grandparents garden, and details of the Oregon landscape where she used to live. She enjoys teaching painting classes, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.