Zinc Contemporary | Melissa Sims Gallery Page
ZINC contemporary exhibits the work of contemporary artists from the PNW and beyond with two gallery locations in the Seattle area.
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Melissa Sims

gone fishin
a chicken walks into a bar
come here my little pretty
tell your face that
i look better with beer goggles
whats important now
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Sims holds degrees in photography and art history from the University of Georgia, but after college she took a job in a painting “sweatshop” where she painted hundreds of paintings a year. It was there that she learned many painting techniques from her artist coworkers. She combined that knowledge with her photography, imagination, and sense of humor and started to create what you see today.

Although her subject matter may slightly change due to changes in her life, sexy pinup to a child’s toy, the spirit of her paintings remain the same, life is to short and uncertain….smile.