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Malenda Trick Art Gallery

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Address: 274 Royal Palm Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2009
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+1 239-394-2787
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Malenda paints with a touch of the old world masters and the 19th century...

Malenda paints with a touch of the old world masters and the 19th century impressionists. Her aggressive style has bold flowing lines, vibrant colors and stimulating textures that capture the essence of contemporary life. This puts her in great demand by all looking for images for their products. In 1999 she was discovered by an art licensing agency, which worried that her art looked too much like museum art. Today, Malenda’s art is used on products including tapestries, stationary products, calendars, designer bank checks, and tile and stone murals. Malenda has a wide variety of home decor and tabletop products including trays, trivets, and coasters. Malenda’s portraitures of the prominent include golfer Sam Snead, President George W. Bush, US State Senator and Actor Fred Thompson, US Representative Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee Governors Ned Ray McWherter and Phil Bredesen, Tennessee Titans football team owner, Bud Adams, and country music performers, Vince Gill and Amy Grant.

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personal requested art work

outstanding commissioned art work for us she put in a lot of personal talent into her work very pleased with the result

Reviewed 14 February 2017
grbmarco
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Marco Island, Florida
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Marco Island, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

outstanding commissioned art work for us she put in a lot of personal talent into her work very pleased with the result

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Malenda loves people and her art. She is incredibly finicky and each piece must be perfect and suit the client's needs. The kind words are always welcome. Please come to our party, the first Friday of every month from 5-7pm at Malenda's Local Color Art Gallery. More 

Elmhurst, Illinois
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stopped at the gallery. It's on the second floor, covering several store fronts. She has a wonderful collection of her painting. I purchased a signed photo of one of her paintings. In another connected studio, a friend bought a necklace. The studios have all manner styles. If you're in the area, it's worth a visit.

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Melinda does a wide variety of outstanding Art. Flowers, Cocktails, Landscapes, including Italy, fun Caricatures & Portraits - Be a Mermaid in her work - nice gift or souvenir of your Marco Island vacation. Our next trip will include an Art Class & some new Art for our Home.

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you. We look forward to your return. Come to our First Friday open house on the first Friday of every month 5pm to 7pm. More 

Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Melinda is an exceptional artist. Her ability to create and bring pictures to life is remarkable. If you are looking for a personal portrait, a gift or something unique painted, you will be able to find it from Melinda. Her work is of the highest quality available. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank liptz
Clark S, Owner at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words More 

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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I have actually taken three classes here. One with with my husband and two with my daughter. Very relaxed and fun atmosphere. The food is always outstanding! Can't wait to come back this fall.

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Clark S, Owner at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words More 

Naples, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Malenda is one of the most talented artists on Marco! I've visited her gallery numerous times and have done several of her paint nights......which are totally unique from all the other paint nights around! In 2012 I purchased a home that had beautiful murals on the walls. When i found out who the artist was, I had to know more... More 

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Always nice to hear such kind words. We're looking forward to the new season with a lot of new art and art lessons. We have a party the first Friday of every month 5-7 pm please come and enjoy. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We happened on this studio (and the Local Art Gallery next door) after eating at Lee Be Fish Market (excellent tacos). The art is original and fun - bright colored umbrellas, chairs, mermaids - and the artist in residence to answer questions and share stories of her work. Her tributes to American servicemen and women are particularly moving. Bought a... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We had eaten and Lee be Fish and decided to check out the local galleries in the same area. I love beach and watercolors and this was a find for me! Malenda was in her studio working her magic on a canvas as we walked in. She was welcoming and very informative about her art. She has a wall of... More 

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Malenda has dedicated herself to paint veterans so that their service may never be for gotten. Currently her 18 foot long memorial wall is touring with the SW Florida Chapter of Rolling Thunder on its way to Washington D.C. More 

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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Wonderful gallery to visit with some great pieces but mostly average knick knack feel....So much to see and if you really want an orginal I don't think it would be hard to come out empty handed..affordable pieces avail.....

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Malenda tries to have inexpensive items for our visitors, but they are real art. Note that Malenda's primary area of endeavor is large scale art work ranging in price from $2,500 to $10,000 and includes portraits, still life, and landscapes painted with oil on canvas. Everything in her gallery, except for manufactured items she designs, is created by Malenda and... More 

Reno, Nevada
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Definitely worth a visit. Malenda's highly colored work has a lovely sense of place, and the gallery has a nice sense of authenticity, friendliness and calm. Also more topless mermaid pictures than you can shake a stick at. Which kind of feels necessary, in Florida.

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Clark S, Manager at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, responded to this review

Please note that the important parts of the mermaid images are covered and suitable for all ages. More 

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