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Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 5: Melissa Walter

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 5: Melissa Walter

For our 5th installment we highlight Melissa Water. ┬áMelissa uses a variety of tools, mediums and techniques to help bring about visual representations of astronomical and astrophysical theories. Her smart use of space and materials in her residencies at bread and salt and 1805 galleries produced stunning sculptural pieces.   She also creates works using paper, ink and hand embossing techniques. At first glance these pieces seem orderly and symmetrical, but if you spend some time with them you start…

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The Creative Balance of Art and Science: An Interview with Artist Melissa Walter

The Creative Balance of Art and Science: An Interview with Artist Melissa Walter

Melissa Walter has achieved that artistic nexus, where art at science meet and something extraordinary emerges. Her artwork is at once precise and loose. ┬áBalanced geometric lines and solid tones fade into multiple points and scatter, leaving the void to be filled by underlying coloration. Wire and thread emerge from precisely cut holes in solid material to create patterns both beautiful and mesmerizing. Paper cut and manipulated or holes created in random precision give a feeling of order and impending…

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