Upcoming EXHIBITION

THIS WEEKEND


SEA SKY LOVE 2

Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Prints

West Barn, Bradford on Avon

(Next to Tithe Barn)

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th May

11.00 - 5.00

All welcome.  Free.


PAST SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

WEST BARN, BRADFORD ON AVON

Friday 31st March to Sunday 2nd April

11.00 – 5.00

 

THE SEA - New works inspired by the sea. Poole 2016

 TUSCANY - May & June 2016 Artist in Residence in Santa Maria e Rignana in Tuscany.

There will be new works on themes explored during this residency.


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Melissa Wishart’s latest oil paintings inspired by the sea in Dorset.

Saturday 20th August to 2nd September 2016

Upstairs Gallery

Hatch Gallery, 7A Church Street (near the Priory), Christchurch BH23 1BW

Opening hours: Tues to Sat 10.30 – 4

There will also be some works from her 6 week Artist in Residency in Tuscany in May/ June this year.

www.hatchgallery.co.uk

NEWS

2nd August

Melissa's work has been selected by the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London at the end of September 2016.

Melissa is away 17th May til 29th June 2016 in Italy as Artist in Residence at Santa Maria a Rignana

30 kms south of Florence near Greve in Chianti.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1st - 19th March 2016

LIGHTHOUSE POOLE ARTS CENTRE 

21 Kingland Road, Poole  BH15 1UG      10 - 5 pm (closed Sundays and Mondays)

'Return to the Sea -

Exhibition of paintings from Studland to the Caribbean'

November 2015

The Vaults, Bradford on Avon 

SEA SKY LOVE EXHIBITION

Solo Exhibition of recent work


 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Summer School August  2015

Following on from a successful 3 day 'Spring School' that was run from the Studio, the 4 day Summer School allowed for more painting outside and its associated challenges!

 Images below show summer school participants painting plein air at Iford on glorious  summer day

Lectures

Melissa was invited by NADFAS Devizes to lecture and run their Study Day on

'Exploring the tradition of Oil Painting through the Artists' Depiction of Light'.

November 2014

The morning was a richly illustrated visual lecture on a timeline from the 14th century to present day focussing on artists who used light or explored it in a notable way and the concurrent developments in oil painting method, technique and chemistry that went alongside. Titian, Rembrandt, Turner, Vermeer and Monet, Whistler, Hammershoi and contemporary artists such Eliasson who work with light itself.

If you are interested in a synopsis of the lecture material for a possible lecture booking, please email.

Past solo exhibitions 

March 2015

Experimental and Traditional Oil Painting

March 2014  'Return to the Sea'

Original oil paintings - the Sea off Bermuda, The Scilly Isles and St Ives.
Also some recent explorations with oil paint around the subject of the nude.

 March 2013


'WINTER LIGHT'   Exhibition

Artist in Residence 

BERMUDA MASTERWORKS


Artist in Residence
The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
10th July 2012 to 29th September 2012.Exhibition 14th  - 28th September 2012

www.bermudamasterworks.com
www.bermuda-online.org

Below are some of the paintings produced during this Residency. They were part of the highly successful selling exhibition at the Rick Faires Gallery at Masterworks in September. For more of the Bermuda paintings please click Paintings.






South Shore          Oil on Canvas   



Reid Street  Hamilton        Oil on Canvas       $950   SOLD
Flatts      Oil on Canvas    24" x 30"    $1200   SOLD
 



Please click on 'Paintings' to see more


If you would like to be invited to an exhibition, please email.

 melissawishart0@gmail.com