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In this renaissance era of internet speed, take time off to see Rebecca's paintings, prints, soft-pastel drawings, and art watercolor greeting cards at the many venues listed below or at her home studio. Get out of this virtual world and enjoy seeing unique, one-of-a-kind art. The nuances of art and spirit of paint, color, space, and atmosphere are mankind's earliest form or language. Also, if you are wanting art instruction, commissioned artwork, curatorial art services, custom designed greeting cards, or garden design you can email Rebecca.

Recent News

Art News ( March 1st, 2013 )

March - April, 2013
Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island, WA. Open 11 to 5 weekdays by appointment 360.387.2759
Original block prints by 21 NW Artists, Plus, ceramics, marble sculptures, and an installation. Matzke Gallery offered a rare opportunity to purchase prints created by artists who participated in The Anacortes Arts Festival, "Steamroller Block Print Project'. Half of the proceeds from the sale of the prints help the Arts Festival.


November 29 - December 31, 2012

Simon Mace, 236 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, WA
The Simon Mace Gallery continues to carry the corgi oils on canvas that I made.
Participants were Christopher Bibby, Damon Brown, Gordy Edberg, Jeanne Edwards, Kathleen Faulkner, Meg Mason, Rebecca Meloy, Victor Sandblom, Louise Warner, Jeff Weekley

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen June - August 2012
Holly Street in Old Town, Bellingham, WA
Enjoy dining and brew along with nineteen of my paintings, linoleum prints, and pastel drawings, at Mari's restaurant -- The Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen. These works represent a select collection of works I created in the past decade. Should you want to purchase any or all of the artworks, please contact me directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

HER CALENDAR PROJECT 2012: Whatcom County Women
Thirty six successful and inspirational Whatcom County women were featured in the 2012 HER CALENDAR, including Rebecca Meloy. Marisa Papetti, Business Development Director for fifthonsixth inc., a Bellingham based company, is the mastermind of this clever adventure. Some of the participants also include Michelle Long, AnMorgan Curry, Julia Ann Clifford, Lea Kelly, Chris Foss, Marisa Papetti, Cathy Lehman, Meredith Murray and Margaret Bikman. To learn more, contact Marisa at

ART'S ALIVE 2011: Emerging Artists
LaConner, WA November 4-6 at Maple Hall.
Rebecca exhibited a collection of tree and land based image paintings. The event is presented by the LaConner Chamber of Commerce, each year.

St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham WA
September 9 through January 2012
The PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Healing Through Art program is designed to create an environment that promotes healing and comfort to patients, visitors and staff. In collaboration with the Lucia Douglas Gallery, a dozen of Rebecca's land based pastels and oil paintings were been selected for this group show.

August 6, 2011. Rebecca was one of ten featured artists at the 50th Annual Anacortes Arts Festival's Steamroller Linoleum Printing Event. She designed, cut, and printed a 3' x 4' lino titled 'Island Life' that were to be auctioned by the festival to raise money in support of the 2012 event. A success, she will print an edition of five more at Dawn Sodt's print studio in Fairhaven in the near future and is taking orders should you wish to purchase one. See August 6 photos in the gallery section of this website under Recent Art.

SHOP CURATOR, 2011 Monotypes
Three of Rebecca's prints. Located on the main corner in Edison, WA.

216 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, Wa 98221
Jean exhibited, in 2010, Rebecca's limited edition, hand-printed, linoleum prints from The Cascadia Tree Suite.

PRINT ZERO, Exchange Six, A Traveling Group Print Exhibition
Rebecca had the linoleum print Roslyn included in this huge traveling exhibition at Print Zero: Seattle, August 2009; University of Regina / 5th Parallel Gallery: Canada, October 2009; Concordia University / Mouse Print Gallery: Montreal Quebec Canada, December - January, 2009-2010 (scroll down); SUNY: Buffalo New York, February 2010. Every year Print Zero hosts a traveling exhibition. Artists' create limited-editions of 15 prints and submit their entire collection to Print Zero to earn the right to participate. In 2011 over 400 artists stepped up to the plate.

REXVILLE GROCERY, 'Rural Living' April, 2010
Skagit Valley on the road between Conway and LaConner.
Meloy one woman exhibition featuring oils and soft pastel landscapes.

LOOMIS HALL, 2010 'Olympic Large and Small Part II'
288 Martin Street, Blaine, WA
Showing Meloy oils and soft pastel landscapes in a group exhibition.

SUSTAINABLE CONNECTIONS, Whatcom Food & Farm Finder, 2010 Think Local, Buy Fresh, Be Local
The Ditch, a pastel drawing; and, Cabbage and Radishes, an oil painting were featured in the 2010 'Whatcom Food & Farm Finder'. A directory to find farms and restaurants specializing in locally grown food. 30,000 copies produced by Sustainable Connections were distributed at over 200 local businesses and organizations in 2010.


Whatcom Museum The Cascadia Tree Suite, a series of 12 linoleum relief prints, was accepted into the Whatcom Museum's Art Collection. Visit Preview The Gallery Guide to read about the Cascadia Tree Suite.
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Bellingham Technical College Bellingham Bay, an oil on canvas, was accepted into the Bellingham Technical College's Library Collection.

Aula Gallery, Helsinki Sky of Mustard Field, a monotype

North Cascade Institute A 'Cascadia Tree Suite' linoleum print.

Agape House Rebecca and Fourth Corner Frames donated a collection of over 25 artworks. Holly and 'F' Street in Bellingham.

Private collections: Mike and Elaine McRory; James and Sherry Raisbeck; Johnson Outdoors Manufacturing; Christine Scheid-Zurline; Miriam and Dan Barnett; Jane Burns; Susan Bennerstrom; Susan Ogle; Russell and Meg Jacobson Pritchett; John and Barbara Beckman; John Bethune and Cheryl Spector; Wendy Sundquist/Brian Lowey; Bernie and Heidi Wiener; Danne Neil; William Dwyer; Stuart and Anne Scott; Kent and Sarah Landmark; Corrine Servais; Susan Gorman Pedersen; Richard Bulman; Nathan Cranston; Martha Fleming Larson; David Fraser; Jan Witcraft; Nancy Swenson; Lee Mohr; Cathy Fields; Mary Ann Kohl; Kristi Klyver; Patrick Dowling and Theresa Elton; Bob Silverman; Susan and Peter Bressers; Theresa Gemmer; Jules McLeland; Linda Allen; Frank and Chris Haulgren; Elizabeth Hollander; Eugenia Woo; Marlene Hadley; David and Jennie Larson; Jim and Kristi Lundstrom-Westover; Greg Kosanke; John Meloy; Richard and Nancy Friedman; Timo and Varpu Marjomaki; Mr. and Mrs. Marti Ala-Riihimaki; Jean and Adam Ciochon; Jeff and Amy Margolis; Hannu Kauppi; Buck Meloy; John and Grace Meloy; Kelli Linville and Will Roehl; and more.

Public collections:Nelimarkka Museo in Alajarvi Finland; Jets West; Cerulean Blue; Stormy Seas; Gun Bay Villa; Bornstein Seafoods; Linvillle 42nd Legislative District Representative; and the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle.


SEE The Heart of Town: Edison, WA, copyright Rebecca Meloy, a soft-pastel drawing, at the Whatcom Museum of History and Art website.
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SEE Metal Stilettos, copyright Rebecca Meloy, a recycled sculpture, at the 12th Street Shoes website. Scroll down till you see the red and black flip-flap beauties.
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SEE Water, copyright Rebecca Meloy, an abstract gouache, used on the A Seamless Connection CD recording by Wade Larsen at the Bellingham Independent Musicians' Association website. This CD received a Mayor's Art Award for Wade.
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SEE Rebecca Meloy's Saatchi Gallery, all images copyright Rebecca Meloy.
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SEE Fir Grove, copyright Rebecca Meloy, an oil painting from the Spirit of Place series from a Centrum Foundation artist-in-residence.
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SEE Landscape: The Finland Suite as exhibited at the Nordic Heritage Museum's one-woman show in August, 2004. Visit John Meloy's Photography website at and scroll down to the August 29, 2004 photos to view the album.

ARTICLE Bellingham Herald, September 2009


WATERCOLOR ART CARDS: Floral and Animal Designs. Designed and hand-painted by Rebecca on recycled papers, $5.00 each. Available through Rebecca via mail (see Greeting Cards under the Artworks link).

Alley Cat Antique Mall, Anacortes, WA
Two years ago Rebecca built a tiny garden shed Booth 65 at the Alley Cat Antique Mall in Anacortes Washington. A structure that she designed and built from scratch using recycled victorian porch posts, boards, and even antique book paper for wallpaper. .

As THE COTTAGE ARCHEOLOGIST, Rebecca has stuffed the retail space with antique collectibles, vintage house items, garden items, and quality vintage art by a wide selection of creative people and . Rebecca specializes in finding unique and original arts or crafts and carefully refurbishes pieces to give them new life. Additionally, she includes some of her own quilts, visual art, garden trellis's, tables, or whatever she deems right for the season. Rebecca, as you might guess, is always seeking new merchandise (antiques, vintage household items, art, and gardening items). So please do email her to arrange an appointment. She would be happy to consider the possible inclusion of your items for sale to The Cottage Archeologist collection. To view photos of Booth 65 and merchandise, clink on the Artworks link and then on The Cottage Archeologist on this website.

WHEN TO VISIT: On any day of the week you can visit Booth 65. The mall is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has a dedicated group of experienced helpers to assist you. Within walking distance you will also find wonderful cafes, a brew pub, more antiques, art galleries, and ships being restored. From Anacortes, you can also catch a ferry to visit the San Juan Islands should you want to make a three day weekend jaunt.

DIRECTIONS TO THE ALLEY CAT and THE COTTAGE ARCHEOLOGIST Booth 65 From I-5 drive on West 20 to Anacortes. At the round about go right. Drive north toward the ship yard on Commercial. At 3rd, the Alley Cat Antique Mall will be situated on your right. Park immediately. Enter through the double doors, walk straight back and to the right into the side room. Booth 65 is on the far south wall. Just look for the peaked shed facade made with recycled shiplap.