Lynette Melnyk

“My artwork is a continuation of my personal growth. More confidence and more trust in myself to take more leaps and be bold. Maybe it was in me all along and suppressed, but I now have an edgy aspect in my art that is flowing out onto canvases in expressive movements when I dance and listen to music.”

Lynette Melnyk creates soulful paintings that connect with people’s emotions. As a contemporary artist, Lynette’s abstract expressionist style is created from her interpretation of nature, dance and music. The curvaceous strokes and fluid movements in her work are representative of an elegant strength found in nature. Her paintings help the viewer take a deeper look into their own winding and personal journey of life. The results are serendipitous, spiritual, enriching, and joyful.

Lynette’s goal is to engage and inspire viewers to find a little more connection in their life. To connect through the captivating flow of movements, the masterful use of colour palettes and the depth of layers in her work. Her art communicates a meaningful authenticity and a passion to encourage emotions and conversations. Emotions to help people be bold and fearless, believe in themselves, and live out loud!

Lynette is rapidly building a strong following of collectors in Canada, the US, Europe, and the UK. Lynette has been involved in creative endeavours throughout her life, with formal education in interior design, visual communication design, photography and painting. She owned and operated a successful design, marketing and corporate communications company for over 20 years and continues to evolve her passion for the creative communication process through her art.

Exhibitions and Shows:

2018 – ArtExpo New York, NY (April 19-22) (booth #234)
2017 – Spectrum Miami, Miami, FL (December 6-10) (solo booth #S929)
2017 – Art on 9th, Calgary, AB (November 9 – December 31) (group exhibition, juried)
2017 – Vine Styles, Calgary, AB (September 15 – December 31) (solo exhibit)
2017 – Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC (September) (solo exhibit)
2017 – Calgary Stampede Western Showcase Art Gallery, Calgary, AB (juried)
2017 – Vale’s Greenhouse Art Show and Sale, Black Diamond, AB
2017 – Live Painting at Fashion Forward YYC, donation of the completed painting in a silent auction
2017 – Calyx Art Exhibition and Sale, Calgary, AB (juried)
2017 – Calgary Home and Garden Show, Calgary, AB
2017 – Milan Biennial of Art, Arte Design (M.A.D.) Gallery, Milan, Italy
2016 – Artist’s Exhibition for the Trade, Calgary, AB
2016 – Live Painting at Calgary Police Service Regimental Ball, Calgary, AB
2016 – Calgary Home and Design Show, Calgary, AB
2016 – Foundation – Design and Home Festival, Calgary, AB
2016 – Vale’s Greenhouse Art Show and Sale, Black Diamond, AB
2015 – Group exhibition, St. Andrews Heights Fall Show and Sale, Calgary, AB

Publications and Reviews:

2018 – Art Tour Magazine
2018 – Forever Fierce: Voice of the MidLife Revolution, online
2018 – Coco & Co Ldn, Recommended by Coco “The Art of Creativity and Connection” London, England
2018 – Vern Magazine, “Uplifting Instagram Accounts in YYC“, Calgary, AB
2017 – OLOGY Magazine, Calgary, AB
2017 – Mode Arte Design (M.A.D.) Gallery, Milan, Italy
2016 – Named as one of the “9 Canadian Artists You Need To Know”, Crush Interiors, Vancouver, BC
2016 – Calgary Bride Magazine, Calgary, AB

Collections: Private collections in Canada, U.S.A., England, France, and Spain.

Live Painting:  Lynette does Live Painting for corporate, private functions and parties, as well as, charities and fundraising events. Live Painting provides value-added entertainment for guests allowing them to interact with the artist and learn about the creative and painting process. Contact Lynette for more details and to book her for your event.

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