mel's frame shop

mels frame shop

Little Eva’s 1960 hit song, “The Loco-Motion,” was the inspiration for this series of ink and encaustic artwork. The song encourages the listener to “jump up…jump back…swing your hips,” to be in constant motion. The work captures the physical energy that explodes as muscles coil and release during a jump, dash, whirl or cartwheel.

Each monotype have an unique printmaking technique that creates unexpected anomalies in the ink surface. The Loco-Motion series monotypes have beeswax applied to invoke the movement of energy and air around the figures.

Show Dates June 16 - July 31, 2015

mels frame shop

A group of local artists show their love of the figure through oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, photographs, drawings and sculpture. The selection of work is varied from detailed portraits to expressive bold brush strokes evoking the gesture of the figure.

Show is up until July 18th.