Joyous Mountain Workshop was founded in 2013, in Melbourne, Australia by Melissa Agate.  Melissa has run Joyous Mountain business out of Melbourne, Australia. Albuquerque, New Mexico. And Brooklyn, New York. She is currently located in South Australia.

Australian born. Over the past two decades Melissa Agate has been heavily involved in Visual & Audio Arts. Screen Printing/ Graphic Arts/ Post-Production Film + Infrastructure Technology whilst freelancing Graphic Design, Website Design + commercial photography on the side. Melissa is also a musician performing as sanso-xtro.  And, a keen Analogue photographer & explorer of nature.