Melanie Hava

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Melanie  Hava Seahorses and Pink Coral
Seahorses & Pink Coral
mixed media
61 x 61 cm
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The Reef
mixed media on canvas
122 x 183 cm
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Melanie  Hava Angel Fishes
Angel Fishes
mixed media
61 x 61 cm
Melanie  Hava Jabirus
Jabirus
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
Melanie  Hava Cassowaries Home
Cassowaries Home
mixed media on canvas
122 x 182 cm
Melanie  Hava Dancing Brolgas
Dancing Brolgas
mixed media on canvas
120 x 170 cm
Melanie  Hava Flowers For You
Flowers For You
mixed media on canvas
122 x 182 cm
Melanie  Hava Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
mixed media on canvas
140 x 91 cm
Melanie  Hava Brolgas In Water
A Fish In Anyone?
mixed media on canvas
120 x 170 cm
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Melanie  Hava Barramundi Diptych
Barramundi Diptych
mixed media on canvas
100 x 200 cm
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Brolgas Dancing
mixed media on canvas
76 x 60 cm
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Melanie  Hava Brolgas In The Grasstrees
Brolgas In The Grasstrees
acrylic on canvas
101.4 x 76.2 cm
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Melanie  Hava Brolgas as the Sun Rises
Brolgas as the Sun Rises
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
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Melanie  Hava Brolgas by Grasstrees
Brolgas by Grasstrees
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
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Melanie  Hava Butterfly fish
Butterfly fish
mixed media
76 x 61 cm
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By The Waterhole
acrylic on canvas
100 x 100 cm
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Melanie  Hava Cockatoos Chatting
Cockatoos Chatting
acrylic on canvas
76.4 x 60.8 cm
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Melanie  Hava Cockatoos- Perched For The Night
Cockatoos- Perched For The Night
mixed media on canvas
61 x 91 cm
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Melanie  Hava Dancing in the Sun
Dancing in the Sun
mixed media
76 x 61 cm
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Melanie  Hava Dawn Of Life
Dawn Of Life
mixed media on canvas
101.4 x 76.2 cm
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Melanie  Hava Early Birds Blue Fairy Wrens
Early Birds Blue Fairy Wrens
mixed media on canvas
61 x 76 cm
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Melanie  Hava Echidna
Echidna
mixed media on canvas
75 x 91 cm
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Melanie  Hava Emu and Chicks - A Walk In The Bush
Emu and Chicks - A Walk In The Bush
mixed media on canvas
61 x 91 cm
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Melanie  Hava Fish
Fish
mixed media on canvas
41 x 41 cm
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Melanie  Hava Wattle Dreaming
Flowers for you
mixed media on canvas
122 x 182 cm
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Melanie  Hava Golden Grass
Golden Grass
mixed media on canvas
101 x 76 cm
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Melanie  Hava Jabirus In The Garden (Triptych)
Jabirus In The Garden (Triptych)
acrylic on canvas
91 x 183 cm
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Melanie  Hava Jabirus In The Grass
Jabirus In The Grass
mixed media on canvas
122 x 182 cm
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Melanie  Hava Jellies
Jellies
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
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Melanie  Hava Night Owl
Night Owl
mixed media on canvas
61 x 61 cm
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Penguin Love
mixed media on canvas
90 x 70 cm
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Melanie  Hava Sea Turtles With Coral In Green
Sea Turtles With Coral In Green
mixed media on canvas
127 x 158 cm
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Melanie  Hava Seahorses
Seahorses
mixed media on canvas
61 x 91 cm
SOLD
Melanie  Hava Seahorses
Seahorses
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
SOLD
Melanie  Hava Seahorses
Seahorses
acrylic on canvas
61 x 61 cm
SOLD
Melanie  Hava
Seahorses II
mixed media on canvas
61 x 61 cm
SOLD
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Silver Surfers
mixed media on canvas
127 x 158 cm
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Melanie  Hava Swimming In The Corals
Swimming In The Corals
mixed media on canvas
122 x 91 cm
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Melanie  Hava The Bold And The Beautiful
The Bold And The Beautiful
mixed media on canvas
107 x 147 cm
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Melanie  Hava The Red Kangaroo
The Red Kangaroo
acrylic on canvas
90 x 90 cm
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Melanie  Hava The Rising Sun
The Rising Sun
mixed media
76 x 61 cm
SOLD
Melanie  Hava Turtles
Turtles
mixed media on canvas
40 x 40 cm
SOLD
Melanie  Hava Turtles In The Reef
Turtles In The Reef
mixed media on canvas
122 x 91 cm
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Melanie  Hava Turtles and Coral
Turtles and Coral
mixed media
76 x 61 cm
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Melanie  Hava Under the seaweed
Under the seaweed
mixed media
76 x 61 cm
SOLD

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Melanie  Hava

Melanie Hava

Melanie Hava Description

My father comes from the lush country of Austria and my mother comes from the South Johnston River Mamu tribe in North Queensland.

I paint in an individual free style where I aim to combine traditional styles of my Aboriginal heritage with my Austrian heritage. I am inspired by both the Australian and Austrian landscapes and particularly the medieval and architectural structures and art in Austria.

I’ve had a talent and passion for art since I discovered paint in kindergarten in Mount Isa. Over the years I have played around with landscape painting in oils, watercolours, folk-art in acrylics until I discovered a calling to my own style. In the late 1990’s, while living in Yowah Opal Fields west of Cunnamulla, I began selling my work on didgeridoos and canvas at local markets and to overseas buyers who frequented the town. In June 2005, after several sales through a local art gallery, I held my first solo exhibition “Migaloo Murri Art,” at Outback at Isa in Mount Isa. It was a success with 36 out of the 44 paintings selling in the month long exhibition. I received a further 6 commissions from the Council for paintings for corporate gifts and for the CEO and mayor’s offices. Afterwards I travelled to Austria to visit my father’s family and to be influenced by the art there. I also put several pieces of work in a small gallery in Austria and sold out.

Melanie Hava Resumé

Solo Exhibitions
2011 - Feature artist at Tosari Galleries, current July/August
2010 - “From Dust To Thunder,” Tosari Galleries, Toowoomba (sold out)
2009 - “Indigenously Austr(al)ian,” Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba (22/26 sold)
2005 - “Migaloo Murri,” Outback at Isa, Mount Isa (36/44 sold)

Group Exhibitions
2012 - Earths Elements, Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza
2008 - Brisbane Women’s Club, Brisbane
2007 - Gulf of Carpentaria and Savannah Indigenous Dreaming’s and Lifestyle exhibition

Bibliography
Ally Martel, “Indigenous Mix,” Highlife Magazine, Spring 2010
Sandy Pottinger, “Artist Shares Imaginative Landscapes,” The Chronicle, 05/06/2010
Rosie O’Sullivan, “Melanie Hava,” Style Magazine, June 2010
Merryl Miller, “From Dust to Thunder,” Style Magazine, June 2010
Sandy Pottinger, “Solo Exhibitions Shape Focal Points for Brave Artists,” The Chronicle, 11/07/2009
Joann Marsh, “Artist Fuses Cultures to Create Work,” The Chronicle, 04/07/2009
Tahnee Watson, “Pair’s Art Becomes Serious Business,” The North West Star, 04/03/2008
Alison Mooney, “Motherhood Influential,” The North West Star, 08/01/2008
Aleisha Orr, “Exhibition Aids Artists,” The North West Star, 15/08/2007
Aleisha Orr, “Exhibition Aids Artists,” The North West Star, 15/08/2007
Mia Ginnivan, “Talented Young Woman,” The North West Star, 10/06/2005

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