Virginia Melnyk

Art by Virginia Melnyck

I love me some good installation art. The idea of creating this BIG physical experience, that changes the way people interact with the space it inhabits- is so powerful.

Virginia Melnyk’s Summer Igloo first caught my eye because it is bright and bubbly and silly- basically a dome made up of pool floaties. Immediately you visualize hoards of happy kids running around and hiding within the domes, and it must be the ultimate in satisfaction to see people sprinting toward your artwork, ready to experience the hell out of it.

Art by Virginia Melnyck

Her other installations are equally playful, but as the materials change, so does the vibe. I am in love with her window pieces – especially the huge fabric piece, that is gauzy and ethereal with its pastel colors.

Art by Virginia Melnyck

See more of Virginia’s work here, including concept pieces that I would love to see in real life:


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Written by Joanne Gonzales

Joanne Gonzales has a passion for getting creative. Whether she is making personalized DIY gifts or taking part in larger arts and crafts projects, she puts her all into making new and beautiful things.

She lives with a group of close friends and believes in the natural way of life. Joanne has built an outdoor arts and crafts gallery that overlooks the countryside in her hometown, which is where all of her creations come to life.

Art started off as a hobby, but over time Joanne has mastered her skills and sold some of her favorite pieces. She works full time as a florist and has done for many years. It helps keep her creative juices flowing and she hopes to one day open her own florist shop with a twist.


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