Melissa Nasby

Canadian fibre artist, Melissa Nasby specializes in needle felted masks, textiles, puppets, wearable art and sculptures. Melissa’s passion is driven by the texture and versatility of wool and natural fibres. She is heavily influenced by fantasy and nature, creating one of a kind pieces that have a unique sense of organic whimsy.Notable achievements:2014 Honourable Mention from The Jim Henson Company2015 Recipient of The Marie Manson Memorial Art Award2015 People’s Choice Award Winner -Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts2015 Featured Artist & 2nd Place People’s Choice Award -Lake Country Artwalk EXHIBITIONS:2015-Salmon Arm Art Gallery- Life size grizzly bear sculpture2018-Lake Country Artwalk- Life size silverback gorilla2019-Salmon Arm Art Gallery- Life size blue heron sculpture

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