British? Filipino? Asian? Latino? Hispanic? Spanish? I am all of these and none. I represent diaspora and liminal peoples.
My work is both visceral and guttural, I am inquisitive, and I ask questions which lie just below the surface
Multi-award winning, inter-disciplinary artist.
Mel's painted works have been exhibited in London, Madrid, Venice, Zurich, Monaco, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo, Los Angeles and New York. His has also been featured in publications in London, Brussels and Madrid.
An artist for the under-represented Mel Elston-Mendones has faced and faces discrimination in many ways, everyday, and channels this into his art.