About Melanie Morstad
Melanie’s Business Degree in Marketing combined with the study of painting at the Alberta College of Art and Design, has led to a thriving career as a professional artist. She curated and implemented over 175 pieces of original art in a permanent outdoor gallery in Alberta’s Fish Creek Provincial Park. She is President of the Burns Visual Arts Society, co-founder of the Parkland Solstice Festival Society and participates in various arts organizations. As a certified GOLDEN Artist Educator, Melanie is a positive and enthusiastic mentor and has developed a loyal following of students since 2005.
“Light dancing its abstract reflections on the water’s surface, trees bending to the wind’s fury, the quiet contemplation of a gurgling creek, the passionate reds of a setting sun. Bold energetic colours are my emotional link to these personal moments in time. Images emerge on my canvas starting with a spontaneous process of pouring, dripping and spraying acrylic inks. The physicality of painting is like dancing the tango at the beginning, slowing to a waltz near the painting’s completion as my brush strokes become gentler and less hurried.”
Learn more about Melanie Morstad at https://melaniemorstad.com/
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