Melina Scotte Featured at Addison Center for the Arts in Celebration of Arts DuPage Month
The Addison Center for the Arts was proud to unveil a solo exhibition featuring the gracious paintings of Melina Scotte as part of their annual Arts DuPage Month celebration. This exhibition, that was from September 20 to October 28, shined a spotlight on the captivating artworks by renowned painter and muralist, Melina Scotte. The exhibition was highlighted by an artist reception on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, providing an invaluable opportunity to engage with the artist.
Julie Mars, the ACA’s director of communications praised Scotte’s work, “Originally from Argentina, Scotte has a true multicultural grasp of how people from around the world have so much in common. Work like hers can bridge cultural differences and unite communities.”
The exhibit displayed the artist’s intent to allow viewers to see something from their own perspective and to be able to transmit beauty and imagination through each piece.
“I believe that society expresses change in relation to what is around us, and what surrounds us affects what we become. If people surround themselves with beauty and harmony, we as a society will be more inclined to be kind to one another. I am always looking to inspire people to be creative and to look for those things that feed the soul.”
Melina Scotte not only serves as an embodiment of individual artistic expression but also stands as a testament to the vibrant arts landscape of the western suburbs of Chicago. The artist reception on October 7th provided an opportunity to engage directly with Melina Scotte, gain insights into her creative process, and explore the inspirations behind her vibrant artworks.
Melina Scotte's creations, characterized by gestural brushwork, intricate textures, and glorious color, have garnered her a distinguished position within the art community. Through this dedicated exhibition, we celebrated her contributions to the world of art and culture, aligning seamlessly with the Addison Center for the Arts’ mission to nurture creativity and enhance lives through the arts.