“Thanks for the opportunity to share what I’ve been working on. Here are some of my latest paintings.” Melisaa Jander
Art during “shelter-in-studio by Melissa Jander
“Memories of Puebla” 16×20 oil on linen.
“Puebla is the location of one of the battles of independence for Mexico. “Cinco de Mayo” is the celebration the country chose as the festival, although it happened over a long period of time. Our family had the privilege to be in the town of Puebla on Cinco de Mayo and enjoy the parade and cultural festivities. Wishing everyone good health and creativity during these unprecedented times.” Melissa Jander
“Also, my new studio is finished! I paint upstairs. Downstairs is a woodworking shop for my spouse. This a dream come true and will be a wonderful place to create.” Melissa Jander, artist working from home on an island in the San Juan/ WA
Melissa Jander began her studies in the field of technical drawing and architecture, later adding a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language and Literature from Washington State University, a Graphic Design Certificate from the Art Institute of Seattle, and a Web Design Certificate from Bellevue College. Continuing art instruction included the Gage Academy in Seattle, Kirkland Arts Center, and private art instruction. Melissa is a member of Women Artists of the West, American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America, and Camano Arts Association.
“From the Edge” Jan Shield
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Jan Shield was at Pacific University in Forest Grove for forty years, twenty one of them as chairman of the art department. His tenure is the longest of any professor in the school’s history.
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway, Seaside Oregon
Closed until it is safe to reopen… let us hope… soon
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Due to the novel coronavirus the gallery shut its doors on March 15, 2020