"White Rose" 16x20 Acrylic 400
"Wishes" 20x20 Acrylic 400
Melanie painting the truck
in Minot (L) with Kate Cragile.
The Crone, 30x30, Acrylic 400
"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
*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
"Stolen Heart" 18x24 Acrylic 300
The Mother, 30x30, Acrylic 400
"Minot Truck" 20x16 Acrylic NFS
"Return" 24x36 Acrylic 300
The Maiden, 30 x 30, Acrylic 400
"Petals" 12x30 Acrylic 250
"Tulip Tryptic" Acrylic 3/30x30, 700
"Melanie's Home in 2009" 18x24 Acrylic NFS
"Tito's Boot" 16x20 Oil Sold
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"Foch Street Flowers" 8x24 Acrylic 200
"Crows of the Androscoggin" 20x20 Acrylic 500
"Irenes Flowers Acrylic NFS
"Madison's Flower" 16x20 Acrylic 400