Melanie LaRocque's Profile
“ShayGon is my creative outlet. My Amphitheatre for sharing culture, history, observations and feelings – usually in my typically polite yet honest way. My ethos is simple: to tell a story, one canvas at a time…”
I am a self-taught artist-designer by night, gleaning inspiration from my British-Caribbean roots. My diasporic lifestyle provides the narratives for my creations where routine can appear exotic and the exotic the stuff of dreams.
I use traditional art and craft skills mixed with basic modern technology. The results, I hope are pieces that spark a conversation, bring out a sigh or simply makes the viewer smile. Since I’m a sucker for second chances, so many of my designs incorporate recycled or upcycled materials.
My goal for ShayGon is to share the cadence of life th…
- Born on September 19
- Joined March 19, 2008
- Melanie LaRocque
- Rugby, England, United Kingdom