Studio Visit Book Vol 1. Cover artist
In our Studio Visit Book Vol.1, you will find more than artists’ interviews. Here, we have featured 35 artists with divers backgrounds that take us through their studios and show us what it’s like to be in their working space. Explore the role of physical and mental space in these artists’ creative process let your own creativity fly.
For the first volume of our Studio Visit Book, we have the lovely Melissa Jander as our cover artist. Her painting “Sunny Days” brings the sunshine to our book that we all appreciate very much.
Melissa Jander is an accomplished artist known for her expressive oil
paintings. She has a diverse educational background in technical
drawing, architecture, graphic design, and foreign language and
literature. Melissa has also received art instruction from art
institutions such as the Loveland Academy of Fine Art and the Gage
Academy, and the Art Institute of Seattle. Various organizations, including Women Artists of the West, The American Impressionist Society, and Oil Painters of America, have recognized her work. In 2018, Melissa was chosen by the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival to create the official 35th anniversary poster. She seeks to stir emotions through
shape, color, and expressive brushwork. Her muses are the natural
beauty of the Pacific Northwest, often drawing inspiration from rugged
coastlines and blooming flora. Her art is influenced by artists such as
Pierre Bonnard, Berthe Morisot, and Paul Cezanne, as well as
contemporary artists like Anne Redpath and Winifred Nicholson. Melissa values the freedom and joy of creating art that expresses emotions, and she enjoys sharing this passion with others.
Inside the Studio Visit Book Vol 1.
Our curated artists answer questions regarding their creative process, inspirations, and art journey. Their insightful answers highlight how all these strong women have come a long way, and have strived on every step to achieve what they have today.
In the studio with our editor
Find out how Charuka Arora discovered her artistic style, the most arduous project she has ever completed, and how she overcame her fears and doubts.
Learn what a typical day in the studio looks for Danielle Krysa and how she manages her day to day tasks. Learn Danielle’s secret to keep herself and her creativity blooming!
Different female artists talk about their experience of creating art in different spaces and what habits and rituals they follow to be their best creative self. Have a sneak peak into what these artists are working on currently and which woman from history they look up to.
Get your copy of Studio Visit Book Vol 1. and find out all the fascinating revelations!
A special thanks to Melissa Jander for such a stunning cover for our book!