After leaving London and her careers in cryptography and computing Melita Frances moved to the West Country. She started to paint seriously in 2000.
She has trained with various tutors including Frances Hatch, Victor Stok and John Meaker. She has also taken part in residential courses in North West Scotland with David Tress and Margaret Merritt.
She paints regularly in Wester Ross, the Isle of Mull, Pembrokeshire and Dorset but always has her sketchbook to hand when travelling.
Guggleton Gallery 2002
Hanover Fine Arts, Edinburgh 2005
Dorset Art Weeks 1994 to present
Bath and West 2004 to 2015
Galleries on the Isle of Mull and locally in Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.
Art Extra Devon 2014.
DVA Exhibitions at Bridport and Durlston 2016
CB300 (Capability Brown) at Milton Abbey 2016
Old School Gallery, Yetminster, Dorset in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Member of a group of artists which took part in "Interrogating Landscapes 2014" and "Interrogating Landscapes 2015", projects with Dorset Visual Arts using Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Member of a group of artists taking part in "The Great Stare" project in 2015/6 with Dorset Visual Arts, studying the landscape at Milton Abbey. See the DVA website.
"Points of View"
Exhibition of Paintings by Pearl Gatehouse and Melita Frances Moule
Old School Gallery, High Street Yetminster Dorset DT9 6LF
Monday 17th October 2016 to Saturday 14th January 2017
Daily except Sundays & Bank holidays 10am - 4,30 pm
"On the Boyle" Cafe
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