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New Member Melody Blore to Show at South Stage Cellars

New Member Melody Blore to Show at south Stage Cellars - show card front

Welcome to Our New Member, Melody Blore

New member Melody Blore to show at South Stage Cellars.The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome our newest member, painter Melody Blore. Please take a moment to visit her listing and follow the links to explore her online presence.

Melody Blore leads a quirky and colorful not-so-still life. She and her husband Darrell retired to Jacksonville, Oregon from Southern California in 2010. On a whim, she opened A French Bouteaque four months later.  What began as a Parisian-style tearoom soon evolved into a source for those with “Tea Party Spirit.” It claimed to be “imagined and created by a Fancy Nancy / funky Martha Stewart kinda gal…A creative cottage full of imagination and magical experiences.”

When she closed, customers asked, “what will you do now?” She said she would paint. Her whimsical works reflect all her bouteaque embodied—a spirit of celebration. Melody paints in acrylic with a happy color palette. She has been painting for four years, but has been an artist since childhood. At her Newport Beach, CA flower shop, Melody’s Garden, customers often declared how she ‘painted with flowers.’ Now she paints them on canvas! Melody’s experiences as a decorator, graphic artist, florist, party stylist and tearoom owner are often the subjects of her paintings.

Melody’s Art Exhibit at South Stage Cellars

You can find Melody working in her studio at the Ashland Art Center…and from May 11 through June 15, you can see an exhibit of her paintings at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville. Meet Melody at the reception on Saturday, May 20 from 5:30–8pm and enjoy live music by Jeff Kloetzel, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and wine tasting.

Welcome to the SOAR, Melody, and we wish you the best of success with your show!New member Melody Blore to show at South Stage Cellars