Melissa Gable '98 - January - February 2010 Alumni Online Exhibition

  • Melissa Gable '98 Cherry Blossoms on Her Swing Digital Collage - 7”x 7” "Remember that day you put on your favorite pink skirt and got on the swing? the one on the cherry tree in your backyard? didn’t the blossoms smell amazing? It was right after you baked that cherry pie and left it on the windowsill to cool. What a day that was!"

    Photo: Melissa Gable

  • Melissa Gable '98 Hola Spanish Olives Digital Collage - 7”x 7” "I had this dream that I was in a field of flowers. In front of me were two identical green modern chairs and in them were 2 Spanish Olives. They were carrying on quite an animated conversation. It was fascinating!!!! - i think - the only word i understood was “hola” - (I really need to learn Spanish...)" If you also want to learn Spanish or have had a similar dream or already know Spanish and find my predicament amusing, you may want to purchase a print of this collage.

    Photo: Melissa Gable

  • Melissa Gable '98 Roomscape Owl Digital Collage - 7”x 7” "When this Owl’s home was destroyed by commercial loggers, He moved into a mid-century modern ranch house on the coast. Now he spends his nights hunting rodents in the kitchen." This collage is part of my roomscape series featuring animals making the best of it. Check out the others and maybe hang a few of them in the den next to your Wii console or over the fireplace.

  • Melissa Gable '98 Roomscape Honey Bee Digital Collage - 7”x7” "This Bee doesn’t want to talk about “Colony Collapse Disorder” or how it’s populations are shrinking. It doesn’t want to chat about it’s day spent pollinating flowers and fruit trees. It doesn’t even want to reminisce about life in the hive. It just wants to get a glass of iced tea and something to eat. Now haven’t we all had a moment like that?" This collage is part of my roomscape series featuring animals making the best of it. Check out the others at www.onecreativegirl.etsy.com

    Photo: Melissa Gable

  • Melissa Gable '98 The Problem With Pandas Digital Collage - 7”x7 ” When Gladys planned her dinner party she didn’t realize the problem with Pandas. You see, female Pandas breed only once a year and their reproductive period is only a few days...and guess what? this happened..... So let this be a lesson to you, if you invite pandas over to dinner during the mating season, you may just get some unexpected entertainment. This collage is part of my roomscape series featuring animals making the best of it. Check out the others and maybe hang a little grouping of them over your couch or next to your energy-efficient flat panel T.V

    Photo: Melissa Gable

  • Melissa Gable '98 Why?, Mr. Whiskers, Why? Digital Collage- 7”x 7” "Sometimes I feel like my neighbor’s cat is mocking me. He does things like THIS just to try to get me outside.... which i won’t do....because last time i did, i wound up in a tree. Ever find yourself in a similar situation? Does someone you know have a giant cat that likes to tease you? well, you are not alone. "

    Photo: Melissa Gable

  • Melissa Gable '98 Cupcake Hairdo Digital Collage - 7”x 7” “Agnes” i said, “if you get that cupcake hairstyle you want it’s only going to attract a lot of bees.” It’s true isn’t it? well she wouldn’t listen and look at her now! and if you mention the beesshe’ll just say it’s the soda that’s got them all worked up. I made this collage to prove that sugary hairdos are a bad idea" Hanging a print of this in your house or on a telephone pole on your street, will certainly help me get the word out.

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  • Melissa Gable '98 Sour Puss Digital Collage - 7”x7” "Sour Puss baby don’t you fret! We are going to clean up this planet so you and your kids won’t have to live on the moon. We promise! it will be raining roses before you know it. Now cheer up and get on with your baby stuff child. we’ve got this under control. "

    Photo: Melissa Gable