Art by Mel Oppenheim


About Mel

Mel creates fantastical, decorative drawings and paintings for personal and commercial use, as well as fine artwork.  Mel loves to tinker with and combine different mediums, such as watercolor, acrylic, and film photography to transport viewers to new colorful and extraordinary worlds. Mel's fine art has been installed in commercial locations in South Beach, Washington DC, New York, and San Francisco.   

When she's not drawing or painting, Mel enjoys filmmaking and has produced three Op-Docs with The New York Times, Happiest Guy in the World, No Jail Time: The Movie, and Long Term Parking.

Mel is the Design & Launch Lead for Facebook & Instagram's Creative Shop, overseeing the group's Design, Prototyping, and Marketing functions, including launching a new initiative at the epicenter for craft, community, and technology, entitled Curated

Mel’s background is in the History of Science, with a focus in photography and silkscreening. Mel graduated from Harvard, and got her start in the arts oil painting with her grandfather.  If interested in discussing a specific piece, or custom project, please reach out to Mel