Most Recent Works

I have always loved to draw and later learned how to paint under my own discipline. My passion is painting short stories onto canvas which embrace motherhood, natural beauty, relationships, African-American culture, unity and spirituality for everyone to enjoy. I mostly use acrylics and sometimes inks, oils, or pastels. Visit the Shop page to see all my current work available. 

"Ready for Love" - 20x16 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates 2016 (Sold)

"A Magical Summer" - 24x36 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates 2016

"Mahogany Blue" - 11x14 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates 2016 (Sold)

"I Am Beautiful" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates 2016 (Sold)

"Graceful Flower" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates 2016 (Sold)

"Woman in Turquoise" - 11x14 Original acrylic painting on paper by Melody Cole Gates '16 (Sold)

"Woman Writing in Journal" - 11x14 Original acrylic painting on paper by Melody Cole Gates '15 (Sold)

"Woman Reading Old Romance Novel" - 11x14 Original acrylic painting on paper by Melody Cole Gates '15 (Sold)

"Woman in Straw Hat Purple Dress" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates '13 (Sold)

"Red Tulips in Yellow Bowl" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates '13

"Woman Sitting in Sunroom" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates '12 (Donated)

"Woman Waiting by the Telephone" - 16x20 Original acrylic painting on canvas by Melody Cole Gates '12 (Sold)

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