“Top of the Stairs” at Charles Street Gallery, Beaufort, SC
Melba Cooper Charles Street UpstairsCold Wax/Oil PaintingVisit Melba at our “top of the stairs” studio/gallery. Melba will be creating luminous small paintings using CWM (whipped beeswax mixed with oils). Wax is a fast growing medium in the US.She will...
Summer Workshop Series at Cullowhee Mountain Arts
“Step Into Cold Wax Medium with Oil Painting” with Melba Cooper JULY 1 – 3, 2019 Medium: Cold wax, oil paintingLevel: All LevelsTuition: $400| Lab Fee: $50 2019 Summer Arts Workshop SeriesHeld at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC ...
Global Warming is REAL – 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition – Encaustic Art Institute/Museum of Encaustic Art – Santa Fe, NM – current – Sept. 2 2018
In the fall of 2016, driven by a year of severe drought, wild fires raged near my home in the NC Smoky Mountains. WHen I delivered supplies of honeybees and eyedrops to the nearby staging area, the Fire Marshall shared that the fires produced unprecedented balls of...
Closing Feb. 25, 2017- Paintings at Haywood Arts Council Gallery
Closing Feb. 25th, 2017 The Haywood Arts Council Gallery in Waynesville, NC will feature Abstract Expressionist paintings by members. Five of my oil and cold wax painting from the Pollination Series will be on display....
Back to the Studio
I created this painting in October as the first fires broke out close to my home. Now after the Gatlinburg fire, it has particular poignancy for me.
Pollination: The Island Lavender Company Blooming Festival
Melba will demonstrate and discuss cold wax paintings and the creation of her "pollination" paintings at the Island Lavender Company Blooming Festival. The Festival is from June 22-24 on Washington Island, WI. "I invite you to follow...
“Path of the Pollen” Artist Talk
Pollination: Bees, Wax, Painting and Melba Cooper Artist Talk Tuesday June 14 6:00-6:30 HCAC Haywood County Arts Council will host an artist talk by Melba Cooper on Tuesday, June 14 from 6:00-6:30. POLLINATION is a collection of...
Come See the Bees I
"POLLINATION" cold wax painting series Circular Meeting House, Charleston SC April 1 Art Walk 5-8pm April 2 Open Gallery 10-5pm April 3 Artist talk @ 0945 Reception @ 12 noon
Come See the Bees II – Beaufort SC
Cold Wax Paintings of Pollination and the Bees April 8-29th Charles Street Gallery Beaufort, SC Reception-April 8th 5;30-8:30