Mo’s Art, Charlotte, NC
Artist, Melissa Wineman, also known as “Mo” has been in the art scene in Charlotte and surrounding areas since 2012. She has a Bachelors in fine arts from UNC Charlotte, her life long dream has always been to become a full time artist. She decided to go full time with her art April of 2018.
She has illustrated a children’s book that is coming out with in next year or so, as well as published art in “the chronicles of detective spade”. Mo has done murals around the Charlotte area as well as murals in Maggie Valley. She was selected as the second featured artist for Podblast Charlottes 2019 monthly mural showcase on their 16ft mobile podcasting studio creating her “welcome to Moville” mural and also collaborated with all six artist to do an end of year Willy Wonka themed mural on the vintage camper as well. She has won the opportunity to have her artwork “adventures in the hood” displayed on the signal box on central ave and pecan ave in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. You will find her at many local artisan markets as well as bigger events in the area such as Festival in the Park, OMB’s Yearly Month long Christmas-festival market, the Charlotte Tattoo and Arts Festival and more out of town such as Camel city craft fair at Foothills Brewery in Winston Salem or popping up with local shops in Hendersonville,NC.
She joined forces in 2019 with Queen City Sip and Shop hosting events throughout Charlotte to create a positive and fun atmosphere for local artists and makers to sell and promote their passion. Although she enjoyed that she is now concentrating on creating and eventually publishing her illustrative story “adventures of Charlotte” as well as working with a few authors on new works. She will have an upcoming mural with the city of Charlotte “wildflowers on 12th” for the 250th place making grant, hoping to start making its debut soon as well as “dandelion on 10th” as road art leading up to.
Her artwork ranges from fun whimsical illustrations, wall art/murals, commissioned pet and family portraits to abstract creature wildflowers and mystical creatures as well as some repurposed jewelry. She’s always experimenting with more mediums all the time. She offers sip and paint events in the Charlotte, And surrounding areas. You can see her creations on a daily by following her social media links or get linked to everything by visiting her website www.mowineman.com