Melissa Parke Rousseau: On the magic of living and working in the desert

Melissa Parke Rousseau is an Artist + Herbalist.  Her work is an exploration and visual storytelling in celebration of fluidity + movement, our earth, sun, + moon, the elements of air + water, our sky in the morning, our sky at night, the cosmos, and the powerful duality of the divine feminine grace + strength

She lives in Joshua Tree, CA with her love Sie and their pups Yula + Chaga.


“In the desert it brings to the surface all the stuff that you need to work on.

If you’re looking for transformation and being exposed and not hiding behind things anymore, the desert is definitely a place to come.”

“All things that make you uncomfortable. They’re making you really strong too.”

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