CPSA Explore This! 16 award winner One Sweet Ride

Fine Art Portfolio

Melissa Miller Nece is one of the foremost colored pencil artists in the US. Her work has been published in national magazines and numerous books on colored pencil and portraiture.

Classes and Workshops

Melissa teaches 6-week courses in painting, drawing and colored pencil at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center in Florida. Her enthusiasm and humor have also made her a favorite speaker and workshop presenter for arts groups across the country.


Commission a new work of art: commemorate a special moment or honor a loved one with a portrait. Melissa can even work from an existing photo for the perfect surprise gift.

From The Studio

Sheltering time

I've been working at home since the art center closed in March. Finished one big new drawing, did a couple quick projects, and working on ...

It’s the COOL ART SHOW – coming up July 14-15!

The 30th Annual Cool Art Show is coming up fast – next weekend, at the Coliseum in St. Pete. It will be a great show, ...

Four Workshops Coming Up in Ft Myers

I have four workshops coming in 2017 and 2018 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts in Ft Myers. Each two-day class is $160 LCAA members/$200 ...

New Class Sessions Start November 7, 2017 at Dunedin Fine Art Center

All my regular classes are scheduled for Fall Sesson II at the Dunedin Fine Art Center – Basic Drawing, Tuesdays 3:30 - 6:30, Colored Pencil ...

Recent Work

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