Melissa Bain, Canadian Artist

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Melissa Bain (born in Whitehorse, Yukon) is a professional full-time working artist living in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

She is self-taught in the Arts and creates with a dionysian nature, displaying creative, intuitive power in her unique and colorful, illustrative paintings. Her work is diversified in style; ranging from abstract expressionate and impressionistic pieces to highly detailed figurative and portraiture. Inspired by the works of Chagall, Picasso, and German Expressionist painter Max Beckmann, Melissa paints intriguing figurative subjects in various mediums, but favors acrylic or oil on canvas. 

Melissa has exhibited her artwork in various Canadian galleries, private shows and retail. Her artwork and photography has been licensed commercially allowing for international distribution and recognition of her work. She is an active contributor of stock imagery on Getty Images and iStock.com. Her art works are also found in private collections around the world.



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In addition to being a visual artist, Melissa also expresses her unique creativity thru acting for television & film, and as a Creator on social media. Join TikTok to follow and view her latest content.