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Closing Reception - Mel Vincent

Thursday, February 6 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Adell McMillan Galley
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

The family of artist Mel Vincent and the Visual Arts Team invite you to the closing reception for The Art of Mel Vincent. Light refreshments from Falling Sky Catering will be served and Mel's family will present to answer questions about the artist and his watercolor paintings. Please join us in celebrating Mel's creations from over 60 years of paintings and drawings. Mel's watercolors bring us back in time to the structures and landscapes of small town Oregon and historic Eugene with images of country stores, old relic post offices, mechanics garages, campus buildings, and historic homes.

Biography: Born in Nampa, Idaho, 1925. Graduated from Nampa High School, 1943. US Navy Air Corps '43-'46. Minneapolis School Of Art '47. Furniture illustrator Boutells Furniture, Minneapolis '47-'52. Freelance art/photo studio Minneapolis '52-'61. Art Director Breuner's Furniture, Sacramento '61-'62. Advertising/Art Director Rubenstein's Furniture, Eugene '62-'88. Freelance art/photo studio Eugene, '88 to present. 

Awards, exhibits include: Two Lane County Fair Purchase Awards, three Watercolor Society Of Oregon Best Of Show Awards, Exhibits include: University of Oregon Art Museum Focus Gallery, Maude Kerns Art Center, Crossroads Art Center, Baker City Oregon, Oregon College Of Education, McMinnville Public Library, Eugene Public Library, Nampa Idaho Public library, Portland Art Museum Rental Sales.