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Melissa May

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Birthplace
Salt Lake City, Utah

Lives in
Burbank, CA

Works in
Los Angeles, CA

Tags
figurative, abstract, photography, landscape, pop, mixed-media

Statement

I don’t try to define my art for anyone else, but rather let the audience decide for themselves what they see and how it makes them feel. As I go through the creative process I believe the art becomes what it wants to be, and I am merely the instrument through which it is created. I paint both abstract and figurative works and love the exuberance of bright colors against a dark backdrop.

I am a self-taught artist and while I think all education is wonderful, I think EVERYONE should paint (or do some kind of art) whether they have been formally taught or not.

I have been very fortunate to have my work shown at various galleries, cafes, salons and shops in the Los Angeles area. I have also had several pieces rented and sold as set decorating on Film and Television productions.

My family and friends are my muses; everything about living a life filled with their influence inspires my creativity.

Love Art, Live to Create

THANKS!

Melissa May Curtis

Here is a link to my Facebook Fan Page (please become a fan!):
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/p...

 

Recent Exhibits

Melissa May participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2012 PRIMAL FORCES: A Journey Into Abstraction
Finster Studio Gallery
 
Jan, 2012 January 2012 Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk
2nd Street Cigar Lounge and Gallery
 
Nov, 2011 2011 RAWards Hollywood Semi-Finals Showcase
Playhouse
 
Nov, 2011 Sound Effects Art - 2 Night Event!
Think Tank Gallery
 
Oct, 2011 Vote for ME to become Artist of The Year in the 2011 RAWards!!!
Raw Natural Born Artists
 
Feb, 2011 RAW: natural born artists present Catalyst
Playhouse
 
Click here to see all exhibits for Melissa May

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