Melanie Taylor Kent Bio

Melanie Taylor Kent, American

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Melanie was raised and has spent most of her life in Southern California. She won her first National Art Competition at age 12 and studied with several celebrated artists. Melanie graduated from the UCLA School of Art and taught art in the Los Angeles City Schools. In 1980 she started her own publishing company and published a series of art chronicling America by depicting famous streets and famous events. Her artwork has been licensed to Warner Bros., The Walt Disney Corporation and Hanna-Barbera.

She combines her art talent and love of history with a whimsical imagination to produce images of brilliant and vivid colors, yet informative because of Melanie's attention to detail and quest for authenticity. Melanie's serigraphs are noted for the famous personalities that delight and challenge collectors to identify them.

Melanie was the first artist to be licensed by the Walt Disney Company to portray Disney theme parks in limited edition prints. Melanie was selected as the official artist of the LA Dodgers and the 30th anniversary of Dodger Stadium. Melanie was selected as the official artist of the 50th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz", the 15th anniversary of "Star Wars" and the 10th anniversary of "E.T.". Melanie's depiction of the 1984 Olympics, "Let the Games Begin", was licensed by the US Olympic Committee.

Most of Kent's limited edition works are done as serigraphs, utilizing as many as 200 separate color plates and heavy,acid free archival papers. The production values complement these terrific works, which are collected worldwide.

Artworks




"Boardwalk Of Atlantic City" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "12-Piece Kent Serigraph Package"

Medium: Serigraph

Retail Price: $94,800.00

Asking Price: $12,000.00 - Owner will consider any reasonable offers. - Framed



"Disney World - 15th Anniversary" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Disney World 15th Anniversary”

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 29" x 22"

Framed Size: 32” x 42”

Retail Price: $9,000.00 - Unframed

Asking Price: $2,500.00 -
SOLD




"Fantasyland" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Fantasyland" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 24" x 40"

Retail Price: $12,900.00

Asking Price: $4,500.00 - Make An Offer - Framed



"Main Street Electric Parade" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Main Street Electrical Parade" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 25" x 32"

Retail Price: $12,000.00

Asking Price: $4,200.00 - Make An Offer - Framed



"Mickey's 60th Birthday" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Mickey's 60th Birthday"

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 32" X 22"

Retail Price: $10,000.00

Asking Price: $4,200.00 - Owner will consider any reasonable offer - Framed



"Portraits In The Park" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Portraits in the Park” AP Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 29" x 22"

Framed Size: 41" x 31"

Retail Price: $9,000.00 - Unframed

Asking Price: $3,600.00 - Framed



"That's 50 Folks!" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "That's 50 Folks!" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 32" x 24"

Retail Price: $7,500.00

Asking Price: $2,000.00 - Make An Offer - Framed



"Tokyo Disneyland 10th Anniversary" Serigraph with Remarque by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Tokyo Disneyland - 10th Anniversary" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 21.75" x 37"

Framed Size: 30.5" x 43.5"

Retail Price: $10,500.00 - unframed

Asking Price: $995.00 - Framed with Plexiglas



"Wall Street" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Wall Street”

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 19.75” x 19.75”

Framed Size: 29.75” x 29.75”

Retail Price: $2,000.00 - Unframed

Asking Price: $1,200.00 - Framed



"Wizard of Oz" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Wizard of Oz, 50th Anniversary" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 22" x 32"

Retail Price: $9,500.00

Asking Price: $1,450.00 - Make An Offer - Framed



"Wizard of Oz" Serigraph by Melanie Taylor Kent

Title: "Wizard of Oz, 50th Anniversary" Remarque

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 23" x 32"

Framed Size: 32" x 42"

Retail Price: $9,500.00 - Unframed

Asking Price: $1,700.00 - Framed