CCBC Gallery Featured Artist: Melissa Merrill
Botanical and Entomological Illustrations
Watercolor, Gouache, and Colored Pencil
On view Tuesday, Oct. 3 - Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
Melissa Merrill joined the Creature Comforts taproom crew back in the summer of 2015. At that time, Merrill was working toward her three undergraduate degrees from the University of Georgia in Scientific Illustration, Entomology, and Biology. On display in the CCBC Gallery are many of the illustrations the artist created during her time in school.
Merrill has also designed several limited release bottle labels for the brewery, including: Mutualism, Transmission, Triangulation, and Subtle Alchemy (blends 1–3). Each of these labels will be on display in frames around the taproom. Created with unique paint mixtures made from each beer’s ingredients, Merrill’s label designs merge her passions for art and science. The labels, like much of her personal work, reflect a careful blend of spirited abstraction and precise, methodical rendering.
Please join us at the brewery for our next Meet the Artist event on Tuesday, October 10 (5–9pm) for an opportunity to meet Merrill along with her alma mater's “bug club”: the UGA Entomology Insect Zoo! Visit Creature Comforts’ Facebook page for more details.
Please note that most of the works of art on display at the brewery are for sale. The artist is also available for commissions. For purchase and pricing inquiries, contact us at email@example.com.
Wanna tell Melissa how awesome she is? Come to our Meet the Artist event on October 10th!