Melanie Barash Levitt graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990. She currently lives in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and is the owner of Jackson Art Studio & Gallery. Melanie is an award winning artist who paints in a loose, impressionistic style with a brush or a palette knife. As a plein air painter, Levitt paints on location braving the elements to capture the mood of the scene. Her favorite subjects are the mountains, rivers and small farms of New Hampshire and the rugged coasts of Maine. Her artwork resides is in the home of many collectors through the US, Canada and Europe. She exhibits her work in galleries and juried shows throughout NH, ME, VT and NY. She has been featured on Boston Chronicle (WCBV TV ABC), NH Chronicle (WMUR 9) and been published in various newspapers and magazines. She has received numerous awards for her paintings in regional shows and juried events and is a member of the Salmagundi Club in NYC.