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Melissa Glasser


Melissa Glasser completed her BFA at the University of Colorado in 1997 in painting and ceramics. Her work often includes the figure and employs elements of abstraction and the layering of pattern. Melissa has built a fine arts practice in oil, watercolor, and mixed media with 18 individual and group shows between 1998-2014 in Brooklyn, NY and the Washington, DC areas. She has been a pioneer in the Gateway Arts District arts movement as lead artist for 5 large scale exterior murals in the surrounding communities and serves as an arts advisory board member for the district.   Melissa’s website displays examples of her work and interests.

 Services offered: Portraits, Commissions, Public Art/Murals

Artist Statement/Focus

I approach painting the way I approach life–as a serendipitous opportunity to celebrate the human spirit, to embrace and reveal our dual natures: masculine/feminine, thinking/feeling, searching/finding, and the many layers in between. Figurative subject matter originates with a strong gestural technique infused with an abstract expressionist explosion of color as both interpretive prism and celebration. Often merging foreground and background, a layered technique explores complex individual identity and its relationship to the world at large. Such portrayals demand an intimate understanding and connection with my subjects.


E-mail mglasser37@me.com
Phone 240-338-6231
Web Links Website
Location EZ Storage Studio 100
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