The Crone, 30x30, Acrylic 400
The Maiden, 30 x 30, Acrylic 400
"Petals" 12x30 Acrylic 250
"Tulip Tryptic" Acrylic 3/30x30, 700
"Tito's Boot" 16x20 Oil Sold
"Shaws Blue Orchid" 16x20 Acrylic 200
"Tracey's Rose" 20x16 Acrylic 400
*Owner/Operator of Wicked Illustrations Studio and Gallery
*Recipient of the Uplift 40 Under 40 Creative Genius Award.
*Member of Union of Maine Visual Artists LA Chapter and
*Downtown Lewiston Art District
*LA Art Walk Steering Committee
*Museum LA Exhibition Committee
*Public Art Initiative Group
*LA Metroplitan Chamber of Commerce
Melanie received 6 years of art instruction with Mercede Gastonguay and went to CMCC. She has been painting murals and commissions for over 20 years. Wicked Illustrations was created 2007 when Melanie began illustrating the award winning ElsBeth Series of Children's books by J Bean Palmer. In 2008 she co-founded Captive Elements Art House where she gave art lessons. In 2010 Wicked Illustrations became a Studio and Gallery and in 2014 a retail section was added to offer art supplies.
Melanie enjoys working in all media, but her primary medium is acrylic. She is inspired by artist Frida Kahlo, the Surrealist Movement, Art Nouveau and artist Dahlov Ipcar. Her work focuses on the mystery, beauty and power of nature.
"White Calla" Acrylic NFS
"Favorite Spot on Lisbon St. Lewiston ME"
16x20 Acrylic Sold
The Triple Goddess Series
"White Rose" 16x20 Acrylic 400
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"Irenes Flowers Acrylic NFS
"Stolen Heart" 18x24 Acrylic 300
The Mother, 30x30, Acrylic 400
"Madison's Flower" 16x20 Acrylic 400
"Crows of the Androscoggin" 20x20 Acrylic 500
Melanie painting the truck
in Minot (shown below) with Kate Cragile.
"Melanie's Home in 2009" 18x24 Acrylic NFS
"Foch Street Flowers" 8x24 Acrylic 200
"Minot Truck" 20x16 Acrylic NFS
"Return" 24x36 Acrylic 300
"Wishes" 20x20 Acrylic 400