Melissa Bentley works and lives in Fremantle, WA. Melissa graduated from Presbyterian Ladies College in 1987, and completed her three years formal training in Graphic Design and Advertising in 1990. Melissa likes to examine connections between her imagination, nature, art and the environment. With her creativity, eye for good colour and strong graphic skills, the results are artworks which engages and challenges the viewer to experience her unique style, sometimes fully abstract, sometimes partial abstraction. Melissa paints predominantly in acrylic, while mixing media, she creates a series of layers of colour and form, which create texture and have a visually exciting result. Melissa's work was selected as a finalist for The Black Swan Heritage Prize 2014. Her artworks are held in State, and private collections both internationally and nationally.
acrylic paint and mixed media on block mounted canvas
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