My sister indtroduced me to a store by that name in St Louis quite a few years back. It was such an eclectic arty place. I absolutely loved it. Loved everything about it. The name -a French idiom- means ” a little of this and a little of that” ; “hodgepodge”; “mishmash”. What a good name. Rolls of the tongue. Meli. Melo. This. And That.
Well- when I first started all this trying to establish an identity thing- I wanted to call my stuff Meli Melo. Already taken. People kept asking me- what is your business? what do you have? so – I said…art….and….artifacts…and so the name was born. Simple and it is what I have. What I do. What I spend time thinking about. Doing art. Acquiring artifacts. Dragging them all around. Continue reading