Melissa is a Newton County native and grew up in the Boxley Valley area, and now resides in Walnut Valley near Deer. She is a veteran art teacher in the Deer school system, and has taught in many different areas. She received her BSE in education from the University of Central Arkansas that included hours in art education.
Melissa enjoys creating art in several different media inlcuding oil, watercolor, acrylic and colored pencil. One of her favorite projects was to illustrate a children's book with local author Shelia Reynolds.
Melissa Winnat, Walnut Valley
Painting and Mixed Media
Follow highway 21 to 16, East to Deer and follow the signs