For sale another very nice original watercolor painting of a barn yard with pigs. This piece titled “Down Home” is by North Carolina native, Mel Steele. Mr. Steele has taken a very familiar rural scene and created beauty among the starkness. The art is in excellent condition and signed in the lower right corner. It measures 19” x 21” and the modern wood frame is 26” x 28”.
Bio: Mel Steele A North Carolina native, Mel Steele studied art and received his B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. He worked as an art director and illustrator for many years before focusing on painting and sculpture. His original paintings are found in corporate and private collections throughout the United States. Adept at various styles and techniques, Steele's body of work ranges over an amazing breadth of both subject and medium. From photo-realism to abstract expressionism, from landscapes to portraits, Mel Steele exhibits a stunning mastery.