or

Artist Melanie Winans


An example of fine art by Melanie Winans

Photo of Melanie Winans




Biography


Utah-based artist Melanie Winans has been honing her skills in drawing and painting since she was a small child.  Her early years in California always included drawing and painting classes as well as an excess of art supplies as gifts for every holiday and birthday.   Frequent trips to the ocean and numerous state and national parks settled within her a deep love of the natural world. With a mind toward practicality, she turned her skills into a degree in Architecture and, later, a masters in teaching.  
Now settled firmly in the upper reaches of the Wasatch Mountains, Melanie has turned back to the painting passion of her youth.  She finds no shortage of inspiration in the peaks, valleys, streams and fields that surround her and her painting skills are constantly evolving as she strives to reflect back the edges, lines, and colors of her surroundings.  She seeks to share with her viewer the unexpected details and startling revelations of rambles through her environment.  As a self-proclaimed permanent "student" Melanie explores surfaces and mediums and enjoys mixing techniques from the masters.  She shares her home and studio space with her two children, a gentle giant of a lab, an adoring-but-loud-terrier and a borrowed cat.   
[...]

Read the rest of this bio on the artist's website >>




Content Copyright - Melanie Winans Fine Art