Melanie Armstrong is an artist based in the Peak District who also happens to love design. She has been obsessed with the local wildlife since she was a child, often giving the things she see's personalities, anthropomorphizing them so to speak, imagining their perspective on our human idiosyncrasies. looking for the humour within.
Inspiration is easy in the surroundings of the Peak District. Cycling the hills and valleys around her home allows countless interactions in a variety of settings, providing Melanie with a unique perspective. 'It drives my creativity'.
marry humour with technique and observation, all wrapped up in an artistic ball.
Awards and Publications
2020 Winner : Sheffield Art in the Gardens - Open art exhibition – Wildlife and Animals.
2019 – For the love of birds - Hope Valley Journal -36 page
2020, 19th Nov – 31st Dec / The Discerning Eye – open exhibition - Mall Galleries, London
2020, 20th Nov – 2nd Jan / Cupola Gallery – open exhibition – Sheffield
2020, 21st Nov – 7th Mar / Royal West of England Academy - Annual open – Bristol
2020, 2nd Oct – 23rd Dec / Ty Pawb – open exhibition – Wrexham
2020, 5th – 6th Sep / Art in the Gardens – open exhibition – Sheffield