This gorgeous red cardinal is seen all over our Canadian landscape, from the countryside to the urban playgrounds in our cities. I chose this particular bird because of what it represents - according to Spiritual Astrology, Tarot & Metaphysical Studies, the Cardinal represents renewed vitality and the recognition of self-importance. Another element to my design is...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.
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Finished my last painting here in Florida (Feb. 2018). I took many trips to the east cost driving through the Everglades - the flat landscape and massive open skies that surround you inspire me. Anyone who has taken that drive with me will tell you how I’m constantly being taken away by the birds and skies...Read more
My first painting this year - Black & Gold II, 2018 Also, the first of many in a small collection I’ll be doing for Judith Liegeois Designs in Naples. Florida. I am beyond happy to be showing with her. I encourage everyone to visit her website at http://www.judithliegeoisdesigns.com and if you are in Naples, Florida, please drop...Read more
These two arctic beauties are part of a mini series completed for a special collector couple. Painting white birds on a white canvas was something I’ve always wanted to do...did it and want to do it again! Love. Oils on canvas - 72” x 72”...Read more
I painted this triptych as part of a series of work involving large scale paintings on canvas, interior murals and an exterior mural. I absolutely loved this project....Read more
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
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
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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
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