Favell Museum Juried Art Show & Sale 2017
Contemporary Representational Two Dimensional Art and Sculpture
Presented by the Favell Museum • September 15 – October 28, 2017
The Favell Museum Art Show & Sale is an annual exhibition, featuring original, contemporary, representational art from approximately 30 artists, including oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, bronze sculpture, and wood sculpture.
The 2017 show will open with an artist weekend on September 15th-17th, beginning with a Friday evening ticketed reception, a full day of demonstrations and attractions on Saturday, all culminating with a fabulous Sunday champagne brunch.
The Favell Museum has a 43-year tradition of supporting and promoting exceptional artists!
The 2017 Art Show & Sale Artists:
--- Melanie Thompson is a graphic designer, turned wildland firefighter—digging fireline, hiking, and sleeping under the stars. The fierce beauty of nature inspires Melanie to combined her love of adventure with her art. She has received numerous awards and recognition as a plein air artist, including “Best Artist Under 30” from Plein Air Magazine. Drawing upon her experiences, Melanie produces powerful paintings in the spirit of the American West. Her paintings of iconic locations near her homeland, including Hells Canyon and Dry Fall, draw the viewer in to experience the dust, hot sun, or shade of a passing cloud. Melanie is a member of the Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, and the Outdoor Painters Society. Learn more at www. melaniethompsonart.com