Melissa Miller 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 Corporate Relations Director of the Colored Pencil Society of America, served two terms as CPSA president and is a Ten Year Merit CPSA signature Member and 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, England.

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