Melanie Ellery is a contemporary artist based in Port Moody, BC, Canada. Her colourful abstract paintings emanate movement and dynamism. She works spontaneously and allows the work to develop organically while utilizing techniques of glazes, drips and mark-making. Melanie graduated from Sheridan College where she studied Illustration, majoring in Advertising and she has worked as both a graphic designer and art director.Melanie is a founding member of the all-women art collective, ’13 feet off the ground’. The group has participated in many projects including local murals, and artist residencies in Sicily in 2017 and San José del Cabo in 2019.