We were lucky enough to spend quite some time with Melanie having a great look around the Galerie which is full of the most amazing paintings. Melanie is extremely talented and... read more
Galerie 'Umatatea is located on the Motu of Maeva, about 800 meters after...
Galerie 'Umatatea is located on the Motu of Maeva, about 800 meters after
the bridge, across from the Pension Delord/Camping Vana'a.
Melanie works in a variety of mediums--primarily oils on canvas, framed
in tropical woods hand carved by a Marquesian sculptor. Her
paintings are imbued with the saturated light and colours of Polynesia, and
a heartfelt tenderness for the everyday objects, anecdotal attitudes and
expressions of the Polynesians. Limited Edition prints available.