Melissa McKinnon: Artist

Melissa McKinnon is a Contemporary Canadian Landscape Artist living and painting in Calgary, AB.

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Dinner and A Private Tour of the Incredible Art Collection at The Ranchman’s Club in Calgary, Ab.

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Last night, I had the privilege of having dinner and a private tour of the incredible art collection at the exclusive, members only, Ranchman’s Club in Calgary, AB.

As a contemporary Alberta landscape painter myself, it is encouraging to see prestigious art collectors such as the members of The Ranchman’s Club expanding their portfolio and collecting new art works from emerging contemporary local artists as well as the great traditional painters who have paved the way in Canadian landscape painting.

Alongside a large colourful painting from Cameron Bird, this is one of my favorites from the private art collection – “Snow Shadows” by Wlliam Duma.

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Alberta Contemporary Landscape Painter Melissa McKinnon at The Ranchman’s Club in Calgary, AB.

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“Snow Shadows” by Wlliam Duma.

The Ranchmen’s Club is Calgary’s oldest and most prestigious private club. It was founded in 1891 by cattlemen and over the years played an important role in the development of the city and the province. Today’s large membership of men and women is comprised of senior corporate executives, business owners, engineers, stock brokers, chartered accountants, bankers, lawyers and judges, in addition to the third and fourth generations of the Club’s founding ranchers.

I can definitely see one of my Aspen / Birch Tree paintings being added to the collection one day. Wouldn’t this look stunning hanging on the wall in the Samson Lounge?

To see more of my paintings, please visit my PAINTING GALLERY.

"A Night To Remember" 48 x 36 Original Acrylic Aspen / Birch Tree Painting on Canvas

“A Night To Remember” 48 x 36 Acrylic Painting on Canvas

“A Night To Remember” 48″ x 36″ Acrylic Painting on Canvas

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Author: Melissa Mckinnon Artist

I am a Canadian artist and mother of two beautiful, spirited and loving girls, living and working in Calgary, Alberta. I love to paint large scale acrylic paintings with vibrant color and thick texture. To see my work, visit my website and blog at: www.melissamckinnon.wordpress.com

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