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Melissa Woodburn

  • 1075 Calle Empinado, Novato, CA 94949, USA

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About The Artist

Artist Statement

I’m holding my Open Studio IN PERSON inside at my home studio this year.  Masks are suggested. Come and enjoy a walk through y pollinator’s garden.


I am inspired by using a variety of media to express statements about the rhythms and cycles of living. The creative nature of the universe excites me and I filter this through my lens of female experience.

I started working with pine needles in 1996, a direct result of living under some messy long needled pine trees, and added ceramic back into my mix of media in 2001, as a way to personally heal after the violence of 9/11.

A chance encounter with two large jack rabbits in my front garden started me on a two year path of sculpting life size hares. Since August, 2019, I have been incorporating these hares into a series of bas relief sculptures of the Major Arcana of my own imagined tarot deck.

Art Medium(s)

Mixed Media, Ceramics, Pottery, Sculpture, Fiber

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(415) 235-6825


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