Figure and Portrait Sculpture
Melanie Furtado creates realistic figurative sculptures from live models that honor their individuality and unique human spirit. She also teaches sculpting classes out of her studio in Victoria.
Visual artist/printmaker dabbles in multi-media; Creator of ETINGS - Every Thing Is Not Garbage incorporating recycled donations from friends. Believes “creating art improves everyone’s quality of life, including the elderly.”
Leigh uses energetic line and color to produce intriguing work in both Acrylic paint and original prints. The resulting bold imagery allows the viewer their own interpretation of human figures in their environments.