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Mel Dickson

Cow Work on the Rocking,
Oil on Canvas, 30" x 28" ©


Mel Dickson is described as one of this generation’s promising new western artists. Her depiction of contemporary western cowboys, ranchers and the modern west strikes a familiar note with collectors. Each piece is filled with beautiful color, excitement, tradition and portrays the simple truth of today’s ranching lifestyle created from life experience.

Mel Dickson is based in Red Oak, TX where she has painted for twelve years. Working primarily in oils, she is a self-taught artist. After painting and selling through galleries for six years, she attended the University of Texas to acquire her art degree.

Mel's has participated in shows throughout the U.S. including the Texas Art Gallery Preview 2005, The Cattlemen’s Western Art Show, and the Empire Ranch 100. Her work is included in both private and public collections including: The King Ranch, The Pearce Western Art Museum, Museum Of The Gulf Coast, Oscar S. Wyatt and the Hendricks Brothers. Mel is a member of the She is a member of the WAOW – Women Artist of the West and the AWA - Academy of Western artists.


Texas Art Gallery

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