art by Melisa e Phillips


Now Available

Urban Encouragements

My new book and 2016 Calender (in 2 sizes!!)

Urban Expositions the book and calender
Drawing from my Photo a Day Challenge, this book and calender is a virtual
pat-on-the-back of encouraging words and images to help you through whatever private struggle you may be facing
Urban Encouragements the book inside look
Urban Encouragments the clender an inside look

Available at:

Buy Urban Expositions at Itsy
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Esy deal

Go to Etsy and order both my book and calender and get 10% off



My Latest Images
(taken with my iPhone 4 and posted on Instagram)

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My images make great gifts!!

Society 6 Logo
Church Flower - photo on a cell phone case
Red Ok (painting) on a throw pillow

Get select photos and paintings on:

t-shirts, book bags, throw pillows, cell phone cases, hoodies, and more

See all the available images



Church Flower - photo on a cell phone case
Church Flower (photo) on a iphone case
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Visit my ETSY shop ThickpaintWorks

Many of my images are for sale - shipped directly to you

Plenty of great gifts are there too!!

Recent Shows / Events



50 50 show program 50 50 show display 50 50 show announcement

50/50 Show @ The Sanchez Art Center

1220-B Linda Mar
Pacifica, CA 94044

  My Showpiece: 50 daily photos of San Francisco architecture

30 Photo-Art pieces created: Day #1 = June, 7th, 2013 - Day #30 = August 8th,2013

Thick Paint events Gallery show of all 50 works by each artist: August 23, 2013 - September 19th, 2013  

All 50/50 Series Photos (roll over for larger image)

Week #1
Day One: the Conservatory of FlowersDay Two: Look up & Escape!Day Four: Surprising Four Heads!Day3 Sunset CrownDay Five: Modern SquaresDay six - Powerhouse WindowsDay Seven: Healing Green
Week #2
Day Eight: Battery DavisDay Nine: Urban PatternsDay Ten: Cliff HouseDay Eleven: Kissling RustDay Twelve: It's what's inside that countsDay Thirteen: Circle Love!Day Fourteen: Victorian Charm
Week #3
Day Fifteen: Future AspirationsDay Sixteen: Light PlayDay Seventeen: Seeing the Bigger PictureDay Eighteen: 4th of July!Day Nineteen: Bay WindowsDay Twenty: Legion StrengthDay Twenty-One: Mission Flower
Week #4
Day Twenty-Two: Downtown JungleDay Twenty-Three: Rising AboveDay Twenty-Four: Metal ReflectionsDay Twenty-Five: Pyramid Power!Day Twenty-Six: Blushing BeautyDay Twenty-Seven: La Vie Boheme!Day Twenty-Eight: Today for Me!
Week #5
Day Twenty-Nine: Learning to Zig-ZagDay Thirty: Endless Options!Day Thirty-One: Brick by BrickDay Thirty-Two: Read a Book!Day Thirty-three: Awesome AwningDay Thirty-Four: Power PlayDay Thirty-Five: Island Bars
Week #6
Day Thirty-Six: Doris Day!Day Thirty-Seven: Window TreatmentDay Thirty-Eight: He waits for the MDay Thirty-Nine: Going in Style! Day Forty: O Palace, My Palace!Day Forty-One: Primary WaveDay Forty-Two: Pretty Amazing Stairs!
Week #7
Day Forty-Three: Seeing Stars! Day Forty-Five: Seeing Through it AllDay Forty-Five: Colorful Pointy Bits! Day Forty-Six: Green Star!Day Forty-Seven: Dancing Horses!It's A Living!Day Forty-Nine: The Big Sky!
Week #8
Day 50 - it had to be you
Net 50 - day 54 Next 50 - day 67 Next 50 - day 93 Next 50 - day 95

My Next 50 @ Thick

  Photos featured on Facebook, Instagram and at

Interesting San Francisco architecture is so plentiful that I couldn't stop at just 50



Thick Paint events 50 more photo-art pieces featuring San Francisco architecture  

Other Recent Shows / Events

Art Explosion Christmas Show!


2425 17th Street,
[at Potreo]
San Francisco, CA 94107

  Friday, December 6, 2013 from 7-11pm
Thick Paint events

See my new paintings, as well as my new photography!

  See me at my Studios #155 & #156  
San Francisco Open Studios 10-2013 Logo

50/50 Show @ Art Explosion Studios

2425 17th Street,
[at Potreo]
San Francisco, CA 94107

  Featuring my 50 Days of SF Architecture photos!!

Saturday, Oct. 26th & Sunday, Oct. 27th - 12 noon - 5 pm

Thick Paint events See me at my Studios #155 & #156  
LAA 2013 National Juried Photography Show

LAA 2013 National Juried Photography Show

2013 Show Sponsors
Topaz Labs
OnOne Software
Helicon Software
NIK Software
Boulder Pro Photo
Photo Craft Imaging

Church Flower


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If you can't make it to a show,
but would like to see my artwork,
please contact me
to arrange a private viewing


Thick features paintings and photographs by San Francisco artist
Melisa e. Phillips.

Melisa's work has been shown in cities throughout California, including
Sacramento and San Francisco, and is owned by collectors across the country.

Melisa's paintings are available for sale or display,

please contact Melisa for details

All site images ©Copyright, Melisa e. Phillips - All rights reserved
Please do not use any images on this site without permission from Melisa - Thank-you