Melissa Parhm

Melissa Parhm

Classically trained in the United States and Europe, Melissa is a master of the traditional techniques of drawing, oil painting and silverpoint. 


She enjoys experimentation and seeks to forge connections between classical and contemporary approaches to art-making. 


As an active member of the art community, she exhibits her work, most Recently at the de Young Museum of Art in San Francisco, 2020, “On The Edge”, and teaches fine art at The New Village School in Sausalito, Ca.


Melissa's body of work is filled with a devotional reverence for nature with a special emphasis on light and ongoing experimentation such as her new series of three dimensional pleated paintings.


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