This is HUGE!! VOGUE reached out to me for a feature on their Gallery Profile page in the October issue. I am ecstatic over this...to be noticed by such a high profile magazine such as VOGUE has truly exceeded my wildest expectations. WOW! My art is definitely not everyone’s cup of tea, but I’m sure happy it’s...Read more
Melissa Del Pinto is a fine-art artist from Montreal, Canada. She has exhibited in Montreal, Miami, Naples and San Francisco. She is best known for her dramatic, large-scale paintings and murals of photorealistic birds. Her works also include contemporary landscapes, portraits and meticulously sculpted frames, which lend to the more whimsical side of her creativity.
Recent Posts by Melissa
This is my latest mural. I'm painting "5 stories up" at the Old Port of Montreal. I chose black-on-black & gold for this piece. The Port of Montreal is a port and transhipment point on the St. Lawrence River. It's an international container port that services Toronto, Central Canada, the U.S. Midwest and the U.S. Northeast. It handles more than...Read more
I was very excited to be featuring my latest work in collaboration with Montreal fashion icon, Marie Saint Pierre. The Maison Marie Saint Pierre presented "ACTE I: CAPSULE 30 ans"(June 2017), the thirty-year celebration of their brand and their newest fashion collection. See it at: https://www.mariesaintpierre.com/ca_fr/actualites/capsule-30-ans/ She's an award-winning pioneer in the Canadian fashion industry and a woman of...Read more
Art and Fashion, Canvas, Capsule 30 Ans, Creative by Instinct, Fashion Blogger, Fashion Collaboration, Fashion Designers, Fashion Icon, Interior Design, Maison Marie Saint Pierre, Marie Saint Pierre, Melissa Del Pinto art, Montreal artists, Montreal Fashion, Montreal Moments, oil painting, Quebec Fashion, Sacred Geometry
In the picture I am putting those final touches on my mural for MAD RADISH on Bank Street in the Glebe district of beautiful Ottawa. Mad Radish is a new fast-casual salad concept, created by DAVIDsTEA founder David Segal. Serving chef-driven salads, soups and healthy snacks, they are bringing a new perspective to the salad category,...Read more
I was very excited to submit this piece (36"x36"/ oil, gold enamel & silver leaf on canvas) for the FamaArt Fair during this year's Mural Festival Élémentaire II, 2017 As an artist, I have always been fascinated by sacred geometry. It's all around us, in nature, in architecture, in art, etc. It's always there. Subliminally, we...Read more
Revisiting the elements in this piece I painted for @mumtl - Encan Soirée Bénéfice. The alchemical symbol for air is an upward-pointing triangle, bisected by a horizontal line as seen here in my painting. Given my current state, I felt it was important to paint something that reminded me to stop and just breathe. Life is hard...Read more
Wicked opportunity to be along side OMEN, a great artist and friend, at the silo in Vankleek Hill ON - part of the Popsilos project 2017. Murals will be painted on a series of silos in Prescott-Russell. A committee that includes representatives from the tourism industry, agricultural community, the St-Albert Cheese Co-operative, the United Counties of Prescott-Russell and Popsilos...Read more
This is a new direction for me. My latest painting incorporate sacred geometry into a very organic and raw application of pigments. Sacred geometry refers to the mathematics, patterns and relationships we find everywhere in nature and which we also find recreated in our places of worship, no matter what religion. It is associated with the...Read more
One of my latest pieces, "Prelude to a Prance", was a very large 84"x84", oil on canvas. Irwin and Claude Lande of Montreal (Westmount) commissioned it. My clients wanted a painting that captured the horse's power. They wanted to feel the movement, sound and intensity of the horse lifting up the soil under its hoofs. I studied for days,...Read more
This is my latest mural, an hommage to Norval Morrisseau. It was produced by @mumtl for @mbamtl special thanks to our partners for making it happen - arrondissement de Ville Marie, Ville de Montréal, Destination Centre- Ville, le Musée des beaux arts de Montréal and to my lovely assistant @corinne_lachance. MU is a charitable non-profit organization whose mandate...Read more
Recent Comments by Melissa
No comments by Melissa yet.