Melanie Roschko

Melanie Roschko

Westlake Village, CA, United States

About Melanie Roschko

My work is based on the study of forms, shapes and lines in a spatial atmosphere that I intuitively express as colorful abstract paintings or prints. The lines allow me to explore spaces as they dance and spin and the colors and textures create depths to examine. My work is lyrical and elusive, inviting the viewer to delve into my inner world.

Painting is a means to create whatever comes to me. It is a creative process that becomes a conversation with myself. The paintings sometimes resolve immediately and other times with a struggle. However the process unfolds, hopefully it will be honest and valid.

I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I was a student of Fine Arts at UCLA and also studied Landscape Architecture there. I worked for landscape architecture firms in Los Angeles and owned a landscape design and construction company in Aspen, Colorado. I am a retired PSIA certified ski pro. Having taught skiing in Aspen for twenty years I loved stopping with a client to observe “Kodak” moments. These views are an important part of my memories and my work. I now live in Westlake Village, CA and still spend time in Aspen. I am an Artist in Residence at Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA.


Studied Fine Art at UCLA
Studied Landscape Architecture at UCLA
Studied Printmaking with Sue Oehme, Oehme Graphics
Studied Printmaking with Ron Pokrasso
Workshops with Katherine Chiang Liu


My prints are represented by Oehme Graphics, Steamboat Springs, CO

Signature Member of International Society of Acrylic Painters ISAP



Fusion Arts 5th Annual Color March 2021
Exhibition Online Exhibition

Collectors Choice 2021 March 2021
Studio Channel Islands Juror Jo Loria

realART Spring Juried Show March-April 2021
realART Gallery Juror Sylvia White

Thousand Oaks Art Association February 2021
Open Juried Show Juror Jeff Horn

New Beginnings January 1-31,2021
SCORE & SFVACC Juror John Paul

The Art of Coping January-April, 2021
Loveland Museum
Loveland, CO

Remodeling in Process January 23-February 19,2021
Gallery 825 LAAA Juror Karen McLean

Ventura County Arts Council August 2020
Atrium Gallery Online Exhibition

Women Painters West Aug-Sept 2020
The Art of Coping Online Exhibition

LAAA Online Show July 2020
Indistinct Chatter

realART Summer Juried Show July 5-August 29,2020
Juror Sylvia White

International Society of Acrylic June 2020
Artists Juror Dean Mitchell
11th Annual Open International Signature Member
Online Exhibition

Studio Channel Islands June 6,2020
Collectors Choice Juror Katherine Chang

Studio Channel Islands March 7-April 18,2020
2 Print Mediums 2 Artists

Thousand Oaks Community February 4-16, 2020
Gallery Juror Johanna Sprinks
2020 Open Juried Show

bg Gallery Bergamont January 16028, 2020
Station Juror Kate Stern
The Art of the Square

Fox Jewelers May 18-July 6, 2019
Wordless Conversations Two person show

Studio Channel Islands June 2019
Blackboard Gallery Juror – Mat Gleason
The Next Big Thing

International Society of Acrylic Painters June 2019
Online International Open

Studio Channel Islands March 2019
Blackboard Gallery Juror - Kristine
Collectors Choice Schomaker

Studio Channel Islands January 5 – 26, 2019
Blackboard Gallery Juror – Max Presnill
New Revolutions
Third Place

Studio Channel Islands June-July 2018
Blackboard Gallery Juror - Peter Frank
The Next Big Thing

UBS Gallery UBS Westlake Village
ACCV & Friends June-September 2018

Thousand Oaks Community Gallery Westlake Art Guild
Honorable Mention

Thousand Oaks Community Gallery Thousand Oaks
OPEN JURIED SHOW Art Association
Honorable Mention February 2018

Gallery 825 December 18,2017-
LAAA January 20, 2018