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Explorations of the Self: Art by Melissa Ann Lambert


An abstract digital artwork with a dark background and fine detailingMatrix

Let’s take a look at the artwork of Melissa Ann Lambert. Melissa creates amazing works of art in a variety of media, focusing on concepts as diverse as physics, psychology, mythology and geometry. The works she produces all seem to function as deep explorations of the self from a variety of angles.

 

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A screen capture of Melissa Ann Lambert's gallery of works on paperMelissa's gallery of works on paper

I like seeing some of Melissa’s self-portraits in her online portfolio – they are far from traditional portraits, and instead seem like glimpses into the artist’s strangest dreams. Placing herself in this delirious landscape like a storybook character, Melissa explores her artwork in a very literal sense.

 

In our last look at her artwork, Melissa was exploring different and interesting approaches to digital art, as well as other media. Today her website is packed with examples of work of all kinds, from her signature digital style, to works on paper, to digitally manipulated photographs. 

 

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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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