Joye Melby, artist and educator, enjoys both aspects of her artistic journey, working as an artist and engaging with students. Presently, Joye works with adult students after spending twenty-five years teaching high school students, including advanced placement students.
Joye’s studio practice involves painting and mixed media. She draws inspiration from nature, family and design elements and principles. Her paintings range from realism to abstractions of nature or purely non-objective designs.