About Melanie

Melanie Grishman is a fiber artist who uses various techniques to capture the essence of her subject. Most of the fabrics she uses have been hand dyed, printed, and/or painted.

The works utilize all of the techniques that she uses to create fabrics as well as a few commercial fabrics. They are machine pieced, appliquéd, and quilted.

The Architectural Series

The architectural series is based on several buildings in Pascagoula, MS which are documented in the Historic American Buildings Project. These buildings were all built by maternal ancestors in the 17th and 18th centuries.