Meet Melodie Allegre: Savannah-Based Emerging Artist

Feb 14

Everyone needs to know Melodie (Melo) Allegre, half Cuban, half French  - my cousin, currently finishing her Masters in Fiber Art at Savannah College of Art and Design - an emerging artist whom I love and adore as a human being and in her artistry. Melo is a beautiful woman inside and out - a natural artist in every way - from the way she thinks creatively and to the way she uses color and pa…

The Oil Painting of My Daughter

Jan 17

One of my favorite paintings in my own personal collection is of my daughter, Natalia, who was 5 at the time by artist, Alain Picard, the best I know for portrait paintings. Trained as a professional illustrator, Alain naturally grew into painting portraits after illustrating for magazines, books, ad agencies and corporations, saying that, "As a "people person", portraits have always captivated …