About

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Melissa Proudlock

Born in 1980, Melissa Proudlock grew up in Port Colborne, Ontario and currently resides in Niagara Falls, Ontario. She graduated from Niagara College in 2001 in Fine Art & Design Fundamental – Graphic Design Production, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Interactive Multimedia, in 2002. Since 2006 she has worked full-time as a graphic designer for a local winery.

Surrounded by wine and its creation everyday has inspired both the subject matter and more importantly the media of her art. In the last 4 years she has established herself as a wine artist. The colouring media (wine) exhibits many practical challenges to all artists but she has used her particular daily environment to her art’s advantage. The winemaker provides her with a number of different lees and natural sediments from the process of wine making for her to employ in her art.

The colours of the wine change as often as her subject matter from landscapes, animals to musicians to fanart. Her artwork has been showcased around the Niagara Region and she has been recognized around the world. She is only beginning her career as a wine artist and looks forward to what the future holds.

Each painting is professionally scanned which allows me to offer Fine Art Giclee’s, stretched canvases and greeting cards. These are available to purchase at Vineland Estates Winery, through my online store: www.etsy.com/ca/shop/melissaproudlock or by contacting me directly through my contact page.

I collaborate with my parents on creating custom frames as an option to complete both Originals and Giclee pieces.


AWARDS:

June 2016Grimsby Festival of Arts: Won Best New Artist