Melina La Firenze is an artist and philosophy teacher living and working in St Neots. Born in Italy and brought up in London. She is self-taught and has been a painter all her life. Her paintings have been exhibited in London and Barcelona. She curated a gallery in Barcelona. She has also done a wide range of restoration work; colour restorations of 16th century to modern paintings, and restorations of sculpture and furniture.
Her artistic work is an attempt to give nature such as trees and animals a voice through the paintings working primarily in oils. She also takes regular commissions for portrait work.
She facilitates philosophical enquiry with primary school children and has made several films documenting their dialectic discourse covering all sorts of subjects from infinity to socialism.