Closed Easter Sunday
Melanie Fain's "Celebrating Nature"March 22nd thru April 19th, 2014
Artist Reception - 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Preview Night - March 21st, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Melanie's passion for nature is
clearly reflected in her subtle, yet powerful works of art. For over 30
years, Melanie has brought the beauty and
drama of nature to her collectors offering them an intimate view of the
natural world. She translates her sensitive perceptions into elegant
hand-colored etchings and watercolors.
Using a less is more
philosophy, Melanie strives to capture attitude, mood, and personality
through the use of positive and negative space, color, and composition.
Her goal is to give her viewers something from nature they can connect
Melanie makes her home in
the Texas Hill Country, and travels across the United States in pursuit
of her favorite subjects: birds, botanicals, insects, fishing, hunting,
and breathtaking landscapes. Much of her field work is done with a
camera, providing valuable reference from which to work in the quiet of
I have always been drawn to nature - it is my livelihood, my recreation, my comfort, my home. It is who I am and what I know best. - Melanie Fain
Craftsman Redefined - 5th Anniversary
April 26 - May 31, 2014
New designs by nationally acclaimed artists, Leslie Ravey and Jo Alcalde, woodworkers and Gerald Tobola, copper artist.
Craftsman Redefined was introduced in 2009 at Festival Hill. Since then, the designs have become very popular with the craftsman style collector. Make plans to visit Copper Shade Tree to see the new designs.