Joseph Melancon is a
versatile artist whose range of work includes painting (watercolor, acrylic and
oil), collage, sculpture, works on paper, wood panel and canvas. Landscapes and
figures are portrayed with multilayered meaning using abstraction, as well as
expressive realism. His works are very personal, with a passion for process,
composition and the painterly surface.
Joseph holds a BA in
Fine Arts from Louisiana State University, as well as an MFA in painting. Joseph
has also held teaching positions across the United States. His works are featured
in at least 7 publications, and reside in numerous private collections. In
addition, he has been awarded over 25 national juried exhibition awards in his
career spanning over 25 years.