Melissa Ayr - Fine Art Ayr Art

Evolution of a Painting, “The Long and Winding Road”

The evolution of a Painting begins with the concept; what would you like to paint. In Graduate school they make you go to the Library and look through various Art books at get ideas from the Masters. There are assignments where you have to paint the … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr – Artist – Taught by student of Pablo Picasso

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Gratta Wines – Art Reception – Jazz Festival

Artist Melissa Ayr will be showing at Gratta Wines during the 3rd Annual Butchertown Jazz Festival. Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Howard Willey, Destiny Muhammad and Melissa Ayr at the event. Gratta Wines 5273 3RD ST, San … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr Exhibits at Art Takes SoHo

Melissa Ayr Exhibits at Art Takes SoHo … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr Joins in Art Battle San Francisco

Melissa Ayr Joins in Art Battle San Francisco   … [Read more]

Silicon Valley Open Studios – Talk Art Interview

Abstract painter Melissa Ayr describes her very colorful art and demonstrates how to paint with air using a leaf blower. She also builds her own canvases. She discusses the role of the Juror in competitions she has judged and her experience as a … [Read more]

Gallery 85 Presents The Red Zone – Art Exhibition with Ayr

Gallery 85 presents The Red Zone a curated group exhibition focusing on the works by young emerging artists in the Bay Area along with mid-career artists. The theme of the exhibition will be a springboard to the gallery’s new space, the New Year and … [Read more]

Contemporary Artist Paints with a Leaf Blower

Contemporary Artist Paints with a Leaf Blower Melissa Ayr Paints “Poppy Collection” with Air Contemporary Abstract Artist, Melissa Ayr is an artist who paints with air. Ayr has emerged from her studio with a fresh perspective on contemporary … [Read more]

“Buttergirl” 3D Body Art by Melissa Ayr

Melissa Ayr releases "Buttergirl" a contemporary 3D painting on a mannequin torso.  Obsession with the perfect butt is embodied by the youthful structure used to sell the next hot product.  Buttergirl originally comes out of a Sears display from a … [Read more]

“Chaos” unleashed from the Ayr Vault!

[shashin type="photo" id="37" size="medium" columns="max" order="user" position="center"] "Chaos" Oil on Canvas 60" x 48" x 1½" Melissa Ayr unleashes "Chaos" into the New Year of 2012.  Pulled from the Ayr vault, this painting borrows from the … [Read more]

Contemporary Artist Dares to be Square

Melissa Ayr Releases the ‘SquAyr’ Collection featuring Elegant Squares of Creativity. New York, NY, March 15th, 2011 - Melissa Ayr – Contemporary Art Abstract Painter - today announces her new series of colorful paintings titled ‘SquAyr’.  The … [Read more]

Contemporary Artist Debuts Wearable Art New Fashion Luxury Lifestyle Brand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Harris Bevier 646.360.0297 CONTEMPORARY ARTIST DEBUTS WEARABLE ART NEW FASHION LUXURY LIFESTYLE BRAND Melissa Ayr Launches ‘Wearable Art’ with One of a Kind Painted Designer Jeans DALLAS, … [Read more]

Plight of the Ball

"Plight of the Ball" Mixed Media Painting on Canvas 48" x 96" x 3" "Plight of the Ball" is the latest painting produced by contemporary abstract artist Melissa Ayr. The artwork has a focus around conflict and represents the ephemeral and ever … [Read more]

China vs Google

"China vs Google" Acrylic on Canvas 16" x 20" x 3" “China vs Google” was inspired by the significant interactions between Google and China during March 2010.  This painting was painted at the beginning of April 2010 and represents the divide … [Read more]

Ruinart Selects Ten Artists For Exhibition at The Betsy Hotel South Beach

NOVEMBER 23, 2010 - The Betsy South Beach will be playing host to the works of ten artists, commissioned by Ruinart, the first established champagne House in 1729.  On December 2, 2010, the exhibition will kick off during Art Basel in Miami Beach … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr “Be Ruinart” at Art Basel Miami Beach

Official - Ruinart Event Program TEN NEW WORKS BY TEN AMERICAN ARTISTS Contemporary abstract painter Melissa Ayr was one of "Ten Artists" 2010-2011 within the United States to be selected by Ruinart Champagne. Opening Party is Dec 2 at 7 PM – … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr joins Advisory Board for International Child Art Foundation

Contemporary Abstract Artist Melissa Ayr joins the Advisory Board for International Child Art Foundation.  Melissa Ayr joins with artist Chuck Close and Dr. Cathy Malchiodi, Founder, International Art Therapy Organization. The International Child … [Read more]

Abstract Painter Melissa Ayr on “The Linnda Durre’ Show”

Abstract Painter Melissa Ayr on "The Linnda Durre' Show" May 3rd, 2010. Hear the interview. Melissa Ayr – Linnda Durre Radio Interview 2010-05-03 (MP3 / Podcast) Linnda Durré is a radio and TV talk show host, journalist, author, writer, and … [Read more]

Grand Opening Event – Melissa Ayr’s Painted Piano

Piano Gallery's Grand Opening Benefiting Musical Angels When: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 5:30pm - 9:30pm Where: Piano Gallery | Arlington Highlands 4000 Five Points Boulevard, Suite 155 Arlington, TX 76018 Black Tie … [Read more]

Melissa Ayr Presents Painted Baby Grand Piano “Live Energy”

"Live Energy" Acrylic on Baby Grand Piano Young Chang [sthumbs=461|464|463|467|462|471|469|477|476,max,3,n,center,] Piano Provided by the  Piano Gallery Images Courtesy of Skipping Stone Studio Sign the Ayr Art Guest Book See more about the … [Read more]