Artists & Authors: Today’s Featured Artist

featured-artistArtists and Authors who will be a part of our POP-UP HOLIDAY SHOP on December 3, 4, & 5 will be featured each day. Click on the logo to find out more about the event.

Van Zee’s Vibrant Paintings Focus on Inner Landscapes

Mel3Melynda Van Zee’s vibrant and colorful paintings are focused on inner landscapes, unseen realities and spiritual explorations. She has been painting and sharing her love of art for twenty years. She creates in her home studio located in rural Iowa in the midst of love and chaos with her husband and three boys.

Melynda is the author of Painted Scrapbook Pages, published by Lark Books. Her work has been featured in such diverse publications as Art Journaling, Legacy Magazine, Memory Makers, Scrapbooking & Beyond, and The Banner.

Melynda earned her BA in Elementary Education and Art from Dordt College. She has spent years in classrooms, art camps, community art centers, and retail stores teaching about art and spirit and creativity to children and adults. Her work is exhibited in art shows and art fairs around the  Midwest.

For more information about her work, visit

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Upcoming events:

  • Paintpushers present “Local Color” (Dec. 2-Dec. 27, 2015) Des Moines Social Club, Des Moines, IA Reception Dec. 4, 2015 5-9
  • Artists and Authors on the Square (Dec. 3-5, 2015) during Pella Tour of Homes, 836 Main St. Pella, IA
  • Melynda Van Zee Fine Art Exhibit (Jan. 4-Jan. 29, 2016), Warren Cultural Center Greenfield, IA Meet the Artist Reception Jan 4, 2016 4:30-5:30pm.

One thought on “Artists & Authors: Today’s Featured Artist

  1. Hope to visit and catch you at your exhibit this week! Excited to see more of your work! I love my necklace but might need a different chain for it. Wishing you a large crowd and lots of fun.


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