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Melanie Parke Art

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Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority.

Set up with recognizable still life identifiers — a stem casually placed in a glass jar, fruit loosely strewn on a table top, ceramic tumblers or a teapot — a convivial human presence is noted, not through bodies but close narratives between objects. Proximities between a window and its reflection on the table top establishes that light is the main character. Refractions move across a surface and the effect makes a chimera of things — a mutation — lifting the weight of the familiar into a fresh reverie.

A room’s pitch can be read through highly decorated floral patterns or tonal color fields shifting slightly to enliven or quiet the mood. Whether euphoric or contemplative, every perspective leads to a preoccupation of chasing light.

Cézanne’s idea of passing through objects is something Parke thinks about a lot. Even when her pattern engages a seemingly uniform plane, transparencies never end, pass through walls, and keep the eye going.

Parke’s paint handling varies from multilayered to wet on wet, always textured, always nuanced.

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(Biography provided by Susan Eley Fine Art)
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Artist: Melanie Parke
Red Fawn, Painting of Flowers, Birds, Swan on Dark Navy Blue Background
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A pink swan and two blue birds are surrounded by brightly colored flowers. The colorful birds and lush hues of the flowers are beautifully complemented by the navy blue background in...
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2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Gouache, Archival Paper

Copenhagen Coffee, blue and red still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Garden Vase, vibrant gouache on paper genre scene
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidien interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Spring Shore Still, impressionist floral still life painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke infuses her impressionist still lifes with a hint of modernism, pairing down her subject to a collection of vibrant colors and energies. A play between interior and ext...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Emerald Hill, green and purple still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Two Stem Still, impressionist floral still life oil painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke infuses her impressionist still lifes with a hint of modernism, pairing down her subject to a collection of vibrant colors and energies. A play between interior and ext...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Arcadia Dawn, Vertical Painting of Sandhill Crane Birds, Red Flowers on Salmon
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
Two sandhill cranes, white birds with red heads and black beaks stand beside a smaller, golden yellow bird perched on a red orange tree branch. Lush green palm leaves and burgundy re...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Raspberry Jam" Interior/Still Life, Red Wall/Table, Bird, Flower, Lime, Window
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Raspberry Jam" Oil on Canvas 40 x 40 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, b...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blue Amber, Pink, Botanical Painting, Flowers, Birds, Gold Monkey on Pale Lilac
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A golden monkey and birds in blue, white and yellow ochre are surrounded by brightly colored flowers in pink and blue and a pale peach colored urn in the center. The colorful animals...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Gouache

Morning Stems, impressionist interior and still life painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidian interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Red Fiesta, Bright Orange, Red Still Life of Lemons and Blue and White Vase
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A bright and inviting interior scene with a still life arrangement of lemons in a blue and white painted fruit bowl beside a green, leafy plant in a blue and white vase on a striped,...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Summer Peacock" Interior Still Life, Bright Flowers, Blue/White Vases, Window
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Summer Peacock" Oil on Canvas 48 x 38 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, ...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Philosophy of Tea, Botanical Still Life with Teacups in Yellow, Pink, Green
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
An outdoor scene with a still life arrangement of pink gladiola flowers in a clear glass vase beside a smaller orange bouquet atop a lively yellow tablecloth is bright and inviting i...
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2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Arezzo Garden Square, Vertical Botanical Still Life, Red, Yellow Interior Scene
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
This interior still life depicts a clear glass vase with bright flowers - lush blossoms in coral red and pink - beside orange and yellow fruits in a simply white fruit bowl set on a ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Swan Vase, Interior Painting, Botanical Still Life, Lake Landscape Yellow Teacup
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this light and inviting interior scene, a still life arrangement on a blue and white tablecloth of pale pink flowers in a transparent glass vase next to canary yellow and green an...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Torcello Postcard, Still Life with Fruit Bowls and Flowers, Figure and Trees
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this light and airy, inviting scene, a still life arrangement of peach flowers in a pink and white patterned vase next to a painted fruit bowl and blue patterned tea cup allude to...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Chamomile Tea" Light Filled Interior /Still Life, Window, Pale Gray, Red, Blue
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Chamomile Tea" Oil on Canvas 36 x 36 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, b...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blue Jasmine, Botanical Still Life, Interior with Lilies and Fruit on Table
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this light and airy, inviting scene, a still life arrangement of white lilies in a vase are set beside a fruit bowl with yellow and orange citrus fruits, and a blue and white chin...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Spring Bulbs, green and blue still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Village Crane, vibrant gouache on paper genre scene
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidien interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Orange Spice, Bright Red Vertical Still Life with Fruits and White Flowers
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A bright and inviting interior scene in oil on canvas with a still life arrangement of citrus fruits, yellow lemons and round oranges with green leaves in white fruit bowl on a woode...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Arezzo Matina, Interior Painting, Botanical Still Life, Blue, Yellow Sunflowers
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this bright and inviting interior scene, an arrangement of cheerful yellow sunflowers in a planter on a stand are beside a table with three yellow lemons and a bouquet of coral a...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Blue Dane" Matisse-like Interior with Window/FruitFlowers/ Bright Blue/Red/Pink
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Blue Dane" Oil on Canvas 40 x 40 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, bowls,...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Lotus Tea, vibrant gouache on paper genre scene
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidien interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Blue Asparagus, impressionist interior and still life painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidian interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Fawn, Painting of Pink, Red Flowers, Birds, Butterfly, Deer on White Background
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A spotted fawn, blue dragonfly, yellow butterflies and birds are surrounded by brightly colored flowers. The colorful birds and lush hues of the flowers are bright and lively against...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Gouache, Archival Paper

Figs and Feathers, Bright Interior with Birds, Green Plants, Colorful Flowers
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A bright and inviting interior scene depicting a still life arrangement with three potted plants with lush green leaves, two white birds, and a bowl of figs on a red and white patter...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Flower of My Secret, Interior Painting with Botanical Still Life, Fruits
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A bright and inviting interior scene with a still life arrangement of a green leafy plant in a yellow pot, purple, red and orange flowers in a glass vase and a brown fruit bowl with ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Paule's Table, Still Life, Interior, Blue Dining Room with Yellow Tulips, Fruit
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this oil painting on canvas, a bright and inviting interior scene is set with a still life arrangement of two vases with yellow daffodils and orange tulips, a pair of yellow teacu...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Arezzo Sun, Interior Painting, Botanical Still Life in Blue Yellow Sunflowers
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this bright and inviting interior scene, an arrangement of cheerful yellow sunflowers in a planter on a stand are beside a table with three yellow lemons and a bouquet of coral an...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Tulip Band" Matisse-like Still Life/Interior of Tulips in Glass against Window
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Tulip Band" Oil on Canvas 40 x 30 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated by birds, bowls...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Way to the Lemon Grove" Matisse-like Interior Birds/Flowers PinkGreenBlueOrange
By Melanie Parke
Located in Wellesley, MA
Melanie Parke "Way to the Lemon Grove" Oil on Canvas 44 x 49 Inches Melanie Parke's vibrant, highly colorful and beautiful Matisse-like still lifes of lush interiors populated b...
Category

2010s Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil

Rustic Window, Fruit Still Life in Interior Scene in Gray, Brown, Yellow, Orange
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
This interior still life painting in oil on canvas depicts a bright bowl of fruits - bright round oranges, yellow bananas, and a pineapple - set on a brown tabletop, complemented by ...
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2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Yellow Bowl, contemporary Impressionist still life painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Pastoral and bucolic still life settings emerge from Melanie Parke's own life. The artist reconstructs familiar interiors and filters them through the ideology of memory. Her subject...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil

Peachy, Botanical, Fruit Still Life with Peaches, Lake Landscape with Pine Trees
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
In this vertical painting in oil on canvas, a bright and inviting scene is set with a still life arrangement of pink, white and orange flowers with green leaves on a table with peach...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Slim Moon in the Pear Trees
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Pastoral and bucolic still life settings emerge from Melanie Parke's own life. The artist reconstructs familiar interiors and filters them through the ideology of memory. Her subject...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil

Crown Bird, Landscape Painting with Women, Birds, Flowers, Palm Tree on Blue
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A purple peacock and the silhouettes of three female figures stand in a garden, surrounded by brightly colored flowers and a blue butterfly fluttering in the air. The palm tree in th...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Gouache, Archival Paper

Kitchen Skirt, impressionist interior and still life painting
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidian interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Parrot of Peace, vibrant gouache on paper still life
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidien interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Flower Friends, vibrant gouache on paper genre scene
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s latest selection of still lifes looks at quotidien interiors and imbues them with magic. All of the elements of the still life are present: a stem in glimmering glass...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Lazio, earth tones still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Morning Stems, dark earth tones still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Blue Asparagus, blue and green still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Kitchen Skirt, earth tones still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Lemon Cupboard, pastel purple and pink still life painting oil on canvas
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Melanie Parke’s imagery of rustic kitchen tables, dish shelves, entryways and window nooks congregate to suggest snug gathering spots and welcome respites of interiority. Set up wi...
Category

2010s Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Lake on the Mountain, Red and Pink Flowers, Butterfly, Figure, Peach Background
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A female figure in red sits beside a pink and black butterfly, surrounded by brightly colored flowers in red and bright pink and a black urn next to a tree with green leaves in the c...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Gouache

Duet
By Melanie Parke
Located in New York, NY
Pastoral and bucolic still life settings emerge from Melanie Parke's own life. The artist reconstructs familiar interiors and filters them through the ideology of memory. Her subject...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Oil

Fiddlehead, Painting of Flowers, Woman, Monkey, Fawn, Dark Navy Blue Background
By Melanie Parke
Located in Kent, CT
A pink female figure, pink monkey and brown fawn are surrounded by brightly colored flowers in deep purple, violet and yellow. The colorful figures and lush hues of the flowers are b...
Category

2010s Contemporary Melanie Parke Art

Materials

Gouache, Archival Paper

Melanie Parke art for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Melanie Parke art for sale. You can find work that includes elements of blue, orange, red and other colors if you are browsing the collection of art to introduce a pop of color in a neutral corner of your living room or bedroom. You can also browse by medium to find art by Melanie Parke in paint, oil paint, canvas and more. Much of this artist's original work was created during the 21st Century and Contemporary, and is mostly associated with the Contemporary style. Not every interior allows for large Melanie Parke art, so small editions measuring 12 inches across are available. Customers interested in this artist might also find the works of John Defeo, David Collins and Sarah Winkler. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $960 and tops out at $9,000, while the average work can sell for $2,800.

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