Melissa M Nece

Melissa has a BFA from Lake Erie College and has been teaching drawing, colored pencil, and oil and
acrylic painting at the Dunedin Fine Art Center since 1990. She is President of the Colored Pencil Society of
America, a Ten Year Merit CPSA signature Member and a CPX signature member of the society. She is
also a Signature Member and board member of the Miniature Artists of America, a board member of the
Professional Association of Visual Artists, a member of the Florida Artist Group, and a member and past
board member of the Miniature Art Society of Florida. Her artwork has been featured in multiple books on
colored pencil, and she wrote a step-by-step article for The Artist’s Magazine (October 2012).Her artwork
has been used in packaging, advertising and promotional materials for several companies and her paintings
and drawings are in numerous corporate and private collections, including the Pencil Museum in Keswick,