Thursday, June 24, 2010

Painting The Coast

Mouth of the Annisquam, oil painting by Melody Phaneuf

It’s been more than twenty years since I came to Gloucester to paint for the summer. I kept finding one more spot that begged to be painted before I left. I finally surrendered to the natural beauty and called it home.

It is always changing here. Unlike the quiet soul of hilly pastures that I was used to, coastland possesses a breathing animation. Continue reading~


Boston Artist, Melody Phaneuf is well known for her evocative still life, landscape, and portrait paintings. Her paintings are regularly on view at The Guild of Boston Artists, 162 Newbury Street; at Fenway Studios, Boston by appointment; and North Shore Art in Gloucester from May through October. Phaneuf ‘s paintings have been exhibited at The National Arts Club in New York City, Galerie Herouet in Paris, and with Art du Monde, in Japan.

Melody The Artist Home, founded with photographer and color specialist, Martha DiMeo, features Phaneuf’s original oil paintings on tumbled marble tile murals and beverage coasters, fine art prints, and handmade note cards.

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