Maryland artist Melinda Fabian creates realistic, yet whimsical artwork that brightens each viewer’s day. Melinda’s signature art features paper sculpture designs, which combine watercolor and gouache illustrations and three-dimensional hand-sculpted paper elements into one-of-a-kind art pieces. These new designs literally jump off the page, causing viewers to do a double take upon realizing they’re not just flat paintings. With a dash of humor to touch the hearts of those who experience her work, Melinda seamlessly blends paper and paint to bring her artwork to life. Her paper sculpture illustrations have won awards in galleries in Baltimore, MD and Huntington, West Virginia and gather audience acclaim at shows. Melinda has more than 30 years of experience as a freelance illustrator for magazines and publishing companies, created an award-winning line of Can you Find?® hidden object greeting cards, games and jigsaw puzzles, and holds a B.F.A. in Communication Design from Kutztown University.