Melanie Furtado is a contemporary realist sculptor working in Victoria BC. She works with live models to create portraits and figures in clay that are rooted in traditional techniques and draw inspiration from the human experience.
Melanie graduated from Victoria College of Art in April 2011 with a Fine Arts Diploma and Certification in Mold-Making & Casting.
She currently teaches classes in figurative sculpture out of her studio in downtown Victoria.
Sculpture Process Video
Studio Visit Videos
Sculpture Video: Sculpting a female portrait in clay
2 hours quick sketch
ShawTV Artist Feature Nov 2014 - The Art of Sculpture
Thank you to exhibit-v for this video of my June 2013 Open Studio.