Melani Pyke lives in Crystal Beach, Ontario, Canada and has been reaching people worldwide for over 25 years with her didactic oil and acrylic paintings which feature layered meanings inspired by nature.
Although recognized by international art curators and collected throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Melani continues to play an active role in the local community by leading art classes and painting live at events. She is also well known for public mural projects through out the Niagara region. Originally from Brantford, Ontario and mainly self-taught,
Melani completed YWAM’s School of Illustration program in Kona Hawaii in 2001, and Mohawk College’s Graphic Design program in 2003.
Melani has achieved national recognition through Art Battle competitions as well as through multiple juried exhibitions under the Canadian Federation of Artists. On the international level, Melani had 3 paintings featured in the Water For Life International Art Exhibition in Cancun, Mexico in 2019.
View Melani's work currently on display in the window at the FEAC Hub & Gallery, 246 Ridge Road N. , Ridgeway, Ontario L0S1N0.
Her work can also be seen and purchased from our online Art Shop.
Any artist who is a FEAC member interested in exhibiting in the HUB & Gallery space can send an email to the Fort Erie Arts Council for an application.