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Melissa Neil

Artist member since 2018
Hamilton , Ontario

Melissa Neil is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design (2002). Recent exhibition history includes: Visitation, Hamilton Public Library; smoking lake, Assembly Gallery, Hamilton, 2017; Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, 2016; Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, 2015; Melissa Neil New Paintings Studio Huddle, Toronto, 2014 and at Fine & Dandy window gallery, Toronto, 2014. Melissa is a recipient of the City of Hamilton, City Enrichment Fund Emerging Artist Project Grant. Her work is held in private collections in Ontario.


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Favourite artist(s) right now

Katherine Bradford, Maureen Gallace, Fairfield Porter, Winifred Nicholson, Paul Cezanne.

What do you listen to when you work?

I stream whatever I might be in the mood for that day but I have a few stalwarts when in the studio: pj harvey, courtney barnett, nina simone and laura viers.

What kind of artwork do you have in your home?

I have art by friends and some of my own old favourites. I collect vintage photography.

I'm really good at making (a) ...

skies

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