Wellington, FL. - May 16, 2014 - Horse lovers and racing enthusiasts will be focused on Pimlico in Baltimore, MD for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday May 17. Fine artist Louise Mellon sends salutations to all involved in the second leg of the Triple Crown.
"May the wind be always at your back and your horse never leave without you!" said Mellon.
"Independence Day" by Louise Mellon. Click here for information about purchasing Louise Mellon paintings and prints or for arranging for a commission.
Showings A showing of Louise Mellon's prints will be on exhibit during month of May at the Middleburg Common Grounds, 114 Washington Street in Middleburg, VA.
Louise Mellon in her studio with Ruffles and Cricket. Photo by Booth Malone
About Louise Mellon Mellon was born to a family of artists who encouraged her creativity. She was raised in Middleburg, VA, where she rode and drove horses. Mellon's keen visual sense led her to a career as a commercial photographer and artist. Her work has been seen branding numerous products and covers of prize lists, racing programs and publications. She flew airplanes, helicopters and did aerobatics, has resided in several parts of the country, and has traveled the world studying fine art. She has served on several boards, including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and the Collector's Committee of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA. She moved to Aiken, SC, and custom-built a very special studio, where she works, welcomes visiting artists and hosts local events. Mellon's unique view of the world is demonstrated through all her work. Her style is instantly recognizable and certain to bring enjoyment, laughter and wonder.