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For SUMMER SERVED, art by Melissa Jander, on exhibition through June 30th.



“For your June show, SUMMER SERVED, I have shipped my new paintings to you with certificates of authenticity. Please let me know if you need anything else. Thank you so much for your valiant efforts during this time of quarantines and gradual re-openings. I am glad you have stayed healthy through this.”  –Melissa Jander

“Narcissi and Fruit” by Melissa Jander
11×14 in. oil on linen, framed



“Peony in Morning Sunlight” by Melissa Jander
12×12 in. oil on linen, framed



“Sweet Peas and Pear” by Melissa Jander
20×16 in. oil on linen, framed

As always, Melissa Jander finds ample artistic inspiration in her scenic surroundings.


“I am now painting in my new Camano Island studio and rejoicing in the light and atmosphere up here.

My goal is to continue creating romantic and hopeful paintings which entice the viewer to stop awhile and enjoy the simple and beautiful moments in life.” —Melissa Jander




Seaside Art Walk is gallery-coordinated online exhibit through June 30th.


As we continue to follow the State’s order to limit public gatherings, the galleries will feature shows through social media platforms.


Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.


Fairweather offers a dose of Americana in SUMMER SERVED on exhibit through June 25.

Featuring original art by Paul Brent, Melissa Jander, and Sharon Kathleen Johnson, as well as, wood serving bowls by Tom Willing.


Melissa Jander captures the carefree nature of the summertime. Her impressionistic paintings inspire the leisurely days that make the summer season particularly appealing. With light and airy works featuring platters of fresh fruit, vases of fresh flowers, and open, welcoming windows looking out to breezy, ocean views,  Melissa Jander, a nature-loving artist, truly, depicts the relaxing moods of the summer, ” D. Fairweather, gallerist.

Please read more about our gallery and our commitment to NW artists and products made by NW hands.

“Part curatorial, part installation Fairweather House and Gallery brings together artists’ works from a wide variety of genres and grouping them in seasonal spectrums.”

For more info contact

Fairweather House and Gallery

Open Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, and Sun 12-3:pm

Closed Tue and Wed

Moving forward our hours will remain limited until there is a convincing containment of the coronavirus.

The more we work together, the faster our community can begin to recover from this crisis.
Strategies that the gallery is implementing to adapt to changes and well being.
These are temporary practices aimed at keeping our community healthy.

Staying safe.




Melissa Jander


Melissa Jander is an award-winning Seattle area artist creating oil paintings full of color and emotion. She 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 Loveland Academy of Fine Art in Colorado, Gage Academy and Kirkland Arts Center in Washington, and additional private art instruction. Melissa is a Signature Member of Women Artists of the West, and Associate Member of American Impressionist Society, and Oil Painters of America, and member of Camano Arts Association.

In recent news, Melissa Jander was honored to receive the promoted status of “Signature Member” in Women Artists of the West in January 2020.



And, too, Melissa Jander’s painting “Lively Gathering” won “Best of Show” from Women Artists of the West.

Jane Hunt, a Master Signature Member was the show judge and offered these kind comments:

“This piece epitomizes the expression ‘painting light’. You can almost feel the air in this piece and that coupled with clever composition, strong drawing and nuanced color harmony makes the viewer keep coming back.”

“One of my favorite places to go when visiting Seaside, Oregon is Fairweather House & Gallery. Owner Denise Fairweather is a celebrated Interior Designer and also a Master Gardener. Her gallery is a showcase of her fresh and contemporary style and is a beautiful sanctuary of art, furniture and home accessories…so inspiring! While we are waiting to be able to visit again, she is still curating her monthly art shows. I’m honored to be featured this month for “Summer Served.” — Melissa Jander



Copyright © 2020  Melissa Jander  for Fairweather House and Gallery


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