Thursday, November 18, 2010

Seeking Wholeness

Winter's Passage II, 30 x 25 oil painting by Melody Phaneuf


There is a kind of order that comes from seeking wholeness. Vision of the whole dominates perfection of any of the smaller parts, they are only important in as much as they support the structure of the entire design.

How does one capture this wholeness in a painting? At the outset all small detail is suppressed. 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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