Melissa Ball is a Pennsylvania artist who is especially noted for her unique and highly detailed artwork on turkey tail feathers.
Melissa has been using turkey feathers as her canvas for over sixteen years. Each feather is entirely hand painted and made to order. Please browse through the samples, choose from the featured designs, or come up with your own idea… Custom orders are welcome!
In addition to painting on feathers, Melissa is also a print artist. Her focus on the wild turkey has led her to a long standing relationship with the National Wild Turkey Federation. Melissa won the NWTF’s Grand National Art Contest in 2001, and has since had a painting featured in their national core package seven times, including currently in 2014, with “Time Out“. During that time, Melissa was named the NWTF’s Featured Artist of the Year in 2003, and Stamp Print Artist in 2005. Look for her most recent print, “Time Out“, at your local NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet. Find a banquet near you at www.nwtf.org.
AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH BASS PRO SHOPS… “Time Out” area rugs! Coordinating puppies on your wall and your floor… “Time out” rugs are available in select stores and on the Bass Pro Shops website! Partnering with the NWTF, a portion of the proceeds will be aiding in the conservation of the wild turkey!
Click the link to view and purchase… http://www.basspro.com/Puppies-in-Wagon-NWTF-Area-Rug/product/1408041721/
SPECIAL OFFER… If you purchase the puppy rug from Bass Pro by Dec 1, send an e-mail with a pic of your rug or your receipt as your proof of purchase, and you’ll be entered into a special “appreciation drawing” for a framed print of your choice! One entry for each rug purchased…just send your proof of purchase by Dec 1, 2014!!