Mel Smothers

Mel Smothers

Mel Smothers is the American artist behind the Andy Dialogs, Islands and Mountain Lake.

  • Comic Opera Davis, California

    Comic Opera Davis, California

    Iolanthe Gilbert and Sullivan Opera set for the Davis Comic Opera Company, Fall 2004.

  • Rail Station, Sacramento, California

    Rail Station, Sacramento, California

    Sacramento Regional Transit Rail Station, 21st Street and Broadway, Sacramento, California Installed Summer 2002 Mural 80” x 192” Acrylic/epoxy on acrylic panel and 24- 48” x 48” digital reproduction of mural using ‘flip,’ technology. Image changes colors as train goes by and is in “Melvision,” 3D.

  • Early Paintings

    Early Paintings

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  • Flying Lessons 2000-2003

    Flying Lessons 2000-2003

    Flying Lessons series. keep me informed of new work and exhibits…and more images by request……please click Based on images of the Whopping Crane’s reintroduction to the western flyway. It became a personal metaphor for learning. About 30 paintings between 2000-2003. Flying Lessons #5, 60″ x 54″, Oil on canvas, Mel Smothers 2002.

  • Crow Stories 2000-2003

    Crow Stories 2000-2003

    ABOUT CROW STORIES. keep me informed of new work and exhibits…and more images by request……please click From 2000-2003 I had a studio in a barn on a walnut orchard near the UCD campus where I was teaching painting. Each day the crows would noisily leave and return. Crow Stories also continues with my interest in…

  • Saint Dominic’s Preview 2002

    Saint Dominic’s Preview 2002

    Saint Dominic’ Previews are inspired by the lyrics of Van Morrison. I used 3D color theory so these keep me informed of new work and exhibits…and more images by request……please click paintings jump into 3D with glasses. “St. Dominic’s Preview,” Acrylic/Oil Stick/Epoxy on canvas, 48″ x 70″, 2002. “St. Dominic’s Preview #2,” Acrylic/Oil Stick/Epoxy on…