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Melanie Roides Art Exhibit in Morrison Gallery

ECTC’s Morrison Gallery Features Paintings & Calligraphy by Melanie Roides

 February 24 – March 26, 2020

Closing Reception: Thursday, March 26 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM

 There’s a new exhibit in Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Morrison Gallery, featuring paintings and calligraphy by Melanie Roides. Roides studied art at the Medway College of Design (just outside London, England), before moving to Germany to work as an artist for the U.S. Army. Using graphic design, she created reenlistment posters and military insignia (approved by the U.S. Institute of Heraldry). As a calligrapher, she penned certificates of promotion.

 In 1989 Roides and her husband, Paul, moved to Elizabethtown, Kentucky, where she practiced as a free-lance artist. She then returned to college and attended Elizabethtown Community & Technical College before earning her Master's Degree in Humanities from the University of Louisville. Roides recently joined the studio of Cindy Overall (who studied art in Florence, Italy). She has always loved traveling and taking photographs. She paints from these photographs to recapture a sense of being there. Her paintings reflect her perceptions.

Paintings and Calligraphy by Melanie Roides

Morrison Art Gallery

Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

James S. Owen Bldg. # 102

Open Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

For more information contact:

Rachel L. Ray / rray0047@kctcs.edu / (270) 706-8507