#29 Wintergreen, Acrylic Monoprint, 11" x 14" framed
"I paint what appeals to me and change my working method to suit the subject matter. The work is very meditative and involves a lot of problem solving which stimulates me and keeps me in my painting zone. Originally from England, I am now a US citizen and enjoy hiking and travel."
Melanie Harman has signature status with the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS), Arizona Watercolor Association (AWA) and Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona (CWA). She is a juried member of Arizona Artists Guild and Arizona Art Alliance and a member of Mountain Artists Guild. She is active within these organizations, serving as Membership Chair for CWA and is VP of Exhibitions 2023-24 for AAG. She is a previous Treasurer for AWA.
Melanie has exhibited in San Diego, Utah, and Idaho as well as within Arizona, garnering awards including Best in Show at Ground Floor Artists in Surprise, AZ in November 2021, Best in Show at Prescott Center for the Arts in 2018, First Place at PCA in 2022 and 2021, First Place at Mountain Artists Guild June 2021. Second Place AWA Spring 2019. She has given demonstrations at Mountain Artists Guild and Sonoran Art League galleries.