Who is Melinda Gallop?
Melinda Gallop-BRUSHLESS, Mixed Media Artist:
As the Proprietor of Studio 129, based in Kendall, Florida. Melinda is a self-taught Artist who travels around the United States performing live painting shows and teaching special needs children how to create their own “masterpiece”.
One would be hard-pressed to find a person more varied in her interests and talents than Melinda. In addition to being an artist, Melinda is also a National, International, and World Karate Champion-a 7th Degree Black Belt in Goju-Ryu Karate.
The energy lines you see in her painting style, quick strokes and fluid movement, come from the Goju-Ryu Kata movements that have been a part of her life since 1974. Through her Goju-Ryu “style” She paints by merging the energies of Karate with the feelings from her soul, completely “brushless”.