Biography / Artist Statement
Melissa is a West Texas native. She is a self taught artist who discovered her love of art during her senior year in high school when she took an art class. Her work history includes landscape design and new home design, so art has always played a part in what she does.
Melissa enjoys capturing glimpses of God’s glory in sunrises, sunsets, flowers, clouds, plants, birds and whimsical animals. She loves to experiment and try new techniques to see how colors can flow and mingle to create stunning interest and movement with color.
Melissa paints with watercolor, acrylics, and inks. Acrylic is currently her preferred medium for bigger canvases.
Melissa has painted a series of Texas landscapes, blown florals, birds, cocktail animals, abstracts, large flowers and cactus.
Anything is possible. There is an artist in every one of us, if only in our appreciation of the beauty that surrounds us in one form or another.