Artist Melissa Winnat

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             Melissa Winnat is an artist that resides in picturesque Northwest Arkansas.    She is a retired public school teacher having taught several subjects including K-12 art.   She received  her BSE degree in education  from University of Central Arkansas.   She always wanted to be an artist so she took as many hours of art education that she could schedule in working toward her degree  an education .     In 2001 she had the opportunity to collaborate with a friend in creating the illustrations for a children's book.   She became interested in renewing her studies of painting and creating art.    She took painting classes and entered local juried shows,  winning awards for her work.    She had the opportunity to teach students in k-12 art at her school for 10 years as well as classes and workshops for adults.    She continues to pursue all of the knowledge she can to become a better artist.  Her favorite subjects are the beautiful scenery of Northwest Arkansas and  large flower still life works.

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