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Melissa West

B.A. Studio Art, University of Virginia

 

Born in Indiana and a long-time resident of Virginia, Melissa took painting and printmaking, and studied photography under William Wylie at the University of Virginia. After graduation, Melissa taught children's art classes part-time for seven years in Virginia. In Texas, she worked as painting instructor at Michael's Arts and Crafts and afterward served Art Guide at The Humanist Academy in Irving. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Studio

Garage workspace

Vinegar&IceCream Studio is a cement-floor, garage-door 186 sq. ft. open space with cubbies for drying work, a large wooden table, shelves, easels, mat-cutter and plenty of paints and brushes, clay and fabric.