Clarissa Corinne, the MAJESTIC GEORGIA PEACH, is a Pratt Institute Honors Graduate, which is located in Brooklyn, NY. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts with a concentration in painting. She also received the Outstanding Merit Award.
Clarissa is a filmmaker, actress, and figurative oil painter residing in Atlanta, GA. She has appeared on "Snapped: Killer Couples" on the Oxygen Network. She appears on episode 508 as real life former police officer Antoinette Frank from New Orleans. Clarissa's crime thrilling short film, which she wrote, directed, produced, and acting in titled "Missing Nest" will premiere In 2017.
She currently began exploring filmmaking, which is allowing her to merge her love of visual art and acting into one medium.
As an oil painter Clarissa has been in several group shows where she has displayed her artwork in Atlanta, GA and New York. Clarissa was in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia's "Movers & Shakers of the Georgia Art Scene" exhibition in 2011. She has also been published in Rolling Out, The Life and Times of Utica, and has appeared on CBS Atlanta News just to name a few.
Clarissa was born a “military brat” in Indianapolis, Indiana, but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia since a baby. At the age of 7, she discovered her ability to draw trying to keep up with the boys in her elementary school.
Clarissa’s Grandfather, Lonnie Hamilton, was an actor and inspired her to act at a young age after she saw him act in films such as “Forrest Gump”, “The Man on the Moon”, and “The Tempest” just to name a few.
In high school Clarissa learned how to paint and express herself with oils at the world renowned Interlochen Arts Academy located in Traverse City, Michigan.
Clarissa has been producing since she was 19 years old. She has produced and moderated a panel discussion, titled "The Changing Face of Black Art in America, Post Obama" held at Pratt Institute. She has also produced art lectures and panel discussions featuring prominent artist like Cey Adams and Aaron Perry Zucker. Clarissa also was a panelist at Left Forum held at Pace University in New York City.
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