view additional image 1
View in a Room ArtworkView in a Room Background
view additional image 3
view additional image 4
view additional image 5
view additional image 6
view additional image 7


Monster Painting

Nicole Melnicky

United States

Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas

Size: 34 W x 55 H x 1.5 D in

Ships in a Crate

Originally listed for $1,600
Primary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary image Trustpilot Score

Artist Recognition

link - Featured in the Catalog

Featured in the Catalog

link - Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Showed at the The Other Art Fair

link - Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured in a collection

About The Artwork

Monster 34 x 55 x 1.5” Mixed Media on Canvas. 2021 - Through my paintings, I evoke a surrealistic space in which the possibilities of the future become tangible through the process of imagination. By utilizing my ability to paint and dream, I create paintings that evoke a watery sensibility through a whimsical space. I dream of a future world that is fluid. A world that glitters with the essence of pride. Through painting marbled pools or expansive oceans, I imagine a watery space that is airy, and blue; a space that glimmers within the shadow of ultraviolence, and luminescence of queer waters. My work embodies the vision of a queer liberated body, exemplifying gay pride. Hence, manifesting my own vision of an empowered queer future. * Colors and details may vary from digital photograph to original artwork. All images copyright © of Nicole Melnicky.

Details & Dimensions

Painting:Mixed Media on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:34 W x 55 H x 1.5 D in

Shipping & Returns

Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments. Instagram: @nicolemelnicky Nicole Melnicky is a contemporary artist based out of Los Angeles, California. She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Art, Media, and Design at OCAD University in Toronto, ON. She obtained her BFA from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a major in Fine Art, along with minors in Textile Design, and Art History. Melnicky was hosted as an artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center, Otis College of Art and Design, The Ou Gallery, Studio H Canada, LEÑA Artist Research & Residency, and AZULE. Her work has been exhibited at The William Vale (Brooklyn, NY), Deanna Evans Project (Brooklyn, NY), The Other Art Fair (Brooklyn, NY), Benjamin Lumb Art House (Vancouver, BC), Art Vancouver International Art Fair (Vancouver, BC), the Queer Art Festival (Vancouver, BC), Las Laguna Gallery (Laguna Beach, CA), Art Show International Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), TAG Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), and Boomer Gallery (London, UK). "I create colorful abstract paintings on feminism, gender, and queer sexuality. Bold reds, pinks, and purples surface in my color palette, exuding a potent bodily and visceral quality. Through abstraction I transform my pain into power, by reclaiming my core wounding through electrified color, fluid tubular shapes, and the queer body. I transcend my pain, by pouring light into my wounds, and transmuting it. By utilizing my intuition, I create paintings that evoke a mysterious and futuristic sensibility. As I envision the emergence of a mysterious, supernatural, and romantic queer future. By the imagining of a shared twin flame love, a mirror, glimmering with the light of ultraviolence, and luminescence of healing, and love. I manifest my own ethereal dream and vision of a queer utopia, eternal twin flame union." - Nicole Melnicky All images copyright © of Nicole Melnicky.

Artist Recognition

Featured in the Catalog

Featured in Saatchi Art's printed catalog, sent to thousands of art collectors

Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in Virtual, Virtual

Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection

Thousands Of Five-Star Reviews

We deliver world-class customer service to all of our art buyers.


Global Selection

Explore an unparalleled artwork selection by artists from around the world.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our 7-day, money-back guarantee allows you to buy with confidence.

Support An Artist With Every Purchase

We pay our artists more on every sale than other galleries.

Need More Help?

Enjoy Complimentary Art Advisory Contact Customer Support