Melrose Buchanan

A Short Biography of Melrose Tapscott Buchanan

Melrose Tapscott Buchanan is an artist and an educator. She has taught drawing and painting workshops at Reynolda House, Museum of American Art during and after her years as a Curator of Education at the museum. She was Director of Visual Arts at Salem Academy. Melrose was Graphics Coordinator twice for the Sawtooth Center for Visual Art (once in the late 1990’s and most recently from Summer 2010 to Spring 2012). She has taught college January Term classes (Salem College and Wake Forest University) and classes for Salem College Community programs.


Ms. Buchanan is a Resident Artist at Inter-Section Gallery and Art Space at 629 North Trade Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has had numerous one-person shows as well as participated in many group shows. Her work has also been included in national juried shows and invitational exhibitions. Melrose sees clients by appointment in her studio at 560 Trade Street in the Arts District in Winston –Salem.


Melrose enjoys teaching watercolor workshops (two-day and week-long sessions) in the North Carolina mountains and at beaches in North Carolina and Virginia on the Eastern Shore. This spring Melrose will be a studio facilitator for an artist retreat at Cheerio in the North Carolina mountains for a week in May.