Melissa Crawford  »  Atlanta, GA
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Honorable Mention, 2003, PSATL Spring

Melissa Crawford
Atlanta, GA
Fee range: $1,800-$11,800

crawfordm1@hotmail.com
770-838-9299
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About the Artist

Artistic training:

State University of West Georgia -- BFA in Painting
Studied with:
Carol Baxter Kirby (portrait painter of GA’s former Governor, Roy Barnes)
Marc Chatov
Peggy Baumgartner

Artistic influences:

John Singer Sargent, Seeing retrospective show in 1999, at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C. was the impetus to begin painting portraits
The Impressionists
Cecilia Beaux
Valentin Serov
N.C. Wyeth
Maxfield Parrish
Bouguereau
Ingres
Edmund Tarbell
Charles Frieseke
John Azaro
Richard Schmid
Dan Gerhartz

Shows and awards:

1999 6 person group show, Zebu Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2000 Solo show, Gallery 118, Carrollton, GA
2002 Solo show, Belk Headquarters, Charlotte, NC
2001-2004 Group Shows, representation, Reinike Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2003 Solo show, Jackalope’s Gallery, representation, Carrollton, GA
2004 Solo Show, Jackalope’s Gallery, Carrollton, GA
2005 Solo Show, Carrollton Cultural Arts Gallery, Carrollton,GA

Juried shows:

2000 LaGrange National Biennial Juried Competition
2000 "Exile", Genema Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2000 Dunwoody Fine Arts Assoc. Southeastern Invit. Exhibition
2000 13th National Juried Exhibition, Mableton, GA, 2nd Place/Founder’s Award
2000 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Fall Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
2001 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Fall Exhibition, Roswell Arts Center, Roswell, GA, 3rd Place
2002 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Spring Exhibition, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art
2003 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Spring Exhibition, Chateau Elan Gallery, Honorable Mention
2004 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Spring Exhibition, Unitarian Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2004 Portrait Society of Atlanta, Fall Exhibition, Chastain Park Gallery, GA, 2nd Place
2004 Obtained Juried Status into the Portrait Society of Atlanta, and joined their Board of Directors
2004 Obtained Select group status, Member of Merit, Portrait Society of Atlanta




Portrait Fees

Adult or Child Portrait in Oil

  • Head and Shoulders (no hands) $7,800

  • Three-Quarter Length (head & hands) $9,800

  • Full Length $11,800

Adult or Child Portrait in Charcoal

  • Head and Shoulders (no hands) $1,800

  • Three-Quarter Length (head & hands) $2,000

  • Full Length $2,300

     ( Much more refined, finished drawing.)

    Additional figure 90%.  Background does not add to price within reason.

    Portraits do not include framing, travel expenses, when necessary, sales tax for GA resident.

Pet and Home Portraits in Oil

  • Size up to 11"x14" Call for Quote

  • Size up to 16"x20" Call for Quote

  • Size up to 24"x30" Call for Quote

  • Size larger than 24"x30" starts at Call for Quote

Pet and Home Portraits in Pencil or Charcoal

  • Up to 11"x15" (accommodates 16x20 frame w/ 2 1/2 mat)* Call for Quote

  • Up to 15"x19" (accommodates 20x24 frame...)* Call for Quote

  • Up to 19"x25" (accommodates 24x30 frame...)* Call for Quote

*Framing not included

**Prices listed using existing good quality photos (usually w/o flash), Add $80 for artist photo shoot, and traveling expense if out of area.



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