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Melissa Young

Melissa Young

Melissa completed the Industrial Design course at Wellington Polytechnic in 1989 and then started sculpting in 1993.


Her delicate figurative works have been described as "a social commentary on life, celebrating the lives of women past and present".


New ideas and themes often evolve from conversations Melissa has had or scenes she has observed.  


The naming of the works is also important to her.  She hopes it gives an insight into the ideas behind her work and hopefully express some of her personality and humour.




Pillar of Society IV Sculpture
Pillar of Society IV Sculpture

Pillar of Society IV

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 330mm h x 65mm w x 50mm d.Edition size of 20...

$1,050.00
Pillar of Society II Sculpture
Pillar of Society II Sculpture

Pillar of Society II

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 280mm h x 50mm w x 50mm d.Edition size of 20...

$955.00
Pillar of Society V Sculpture
Pillar of Society V Sculpture

Pillar of Society V

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 330mm h x 65mm w x 50mm d.Edition size of 20...

$1,050.00
Me Sculpture
Me Sculpture

Me

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 290mm h x 65mm w x 50mm d...

$560.00

Me

$560.00

Kowhai Stem - Large Sculpture
Kowhai Stem - Large Sculpture

Kowhai Stem - Large

Bronze sculptural work.Open edition.Dimensions: Approx. 130mm x 40mm...

$225.00
Kowhai Stem - Medium Sculpture
Kowhai Stem - Medium Sculpture

Kowhai Stem - Medium

Bronze Kowhai stem.Open edition.Dimensions: Approx. 130mm x 35mm...

$210.00
Vertical Girl Sculpture
Vertical Girl Sculpture

Vertical Girl

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 320mm h x 120mm w x 65mm d.Edition Size 20..

$1,025.00

Vertical Girl

$1,025.00

Horizontal Man Sculpture
Horizontal Man Sculpture

Horizontal Man

Bronze Sculpture.Edition of 20.Dimensions: 260mm Height x 180mm Width x 65mm x 65mm Base...

$1,025.00

Horizontal Man

$1,025.00

Loopy Sculpture
Loopy Sculpture

Loopy

Bronze on plinth.Dimensions: 265mm h x 68mm w x 48mm d.Edition: Size 20..

$550.00

Loopy

$550.00

Diver Sculpture
Diver Sculpture

Diver

Bronze Diver with Display Plinth.Edition Size: 20Dimensions: 235mm h x 145mm w x 105mm d...

$950.00

Diver

$950.00

Commitment Sculpture
Commitment Sculpture

Commitment

From the Commitment, Determination, Dedication & Trust range."This range started from the piece ‘3 Girls’ that I made in 2014, which is homage to when my daughter was doing competitive gymnastics...

$1,010.00

Commitment

$1,010.00

Extended Sculpture
Extended Sculpture

Extended

Bronze and wood.Edition Size: 20Dimensions: 400mm x 130mm x 130mm...

$1,470.00

Extended

$1,470.00

Determination Sculpture
Determination Sculpture

Determination

From the Commitment, Determination, Dedication & Trust range."This range started from the piece ‘3 Girls’ that I made in 2014, which is homage to when my daughter was doing competitive gymnastics...

$1,010.00

Determination

$1,010.00

Handstand Man
Handstand Man

Handstand Man

Bronze and wood.Edition of 15.Dimensions: 520mm x 273mm x 75mm...

$2,600.00

Handstand Man

$2,600.00

Patience, Perseverence & Calmness Sculpture
Patience, Perseverence & Calmness Sculpture

Patience, Perseverence & Calmness

Bronze sculpture.Dimensions: 135h x 135w x 70dmmEdition Size: 8..

$1,500.00
Next Step
Next Step

Next Step

Next Step, Well Balanced & Extended range."In the past year we have been concerned about what is the next step in our daughter’s education. We want to provide the best foundation for her before sh..

$1,010.00

Next Step

$1,010.00

Mrs P Sculpture
Mrs P Sculpture

Mrs P

Bronze on display plinth.Edition size: 20.Dimensions: 255mm x 52mm...

$1,010.00

Mrs P

$1,010.00

Mrs D Sculpture
Mrs D Sculpture

Mrs D

Bronze on display plinth.Edition size: 20.Dimensions: 150mm x 90mm...

$1,010.00

Mrs D

$1,010.00

Well Balanced Sculpture
Well Balanced Sculpture

Well Balanced

Next Step, Well Balanced & Extended range."In the past year we have been concerned about what is the next step in our daughter’s education. We want to provide the best foundation for her before sh..

$1,050.00

Well Balanced

$1,050.00

Wine Cork Sculpture
Wine Cork Sculpture

Wine Cork

A few years back I decided I wanted to limit my alcohol, now a bottle of wine can last from Friday - Sunday. I don’t think I was drinking in excess, but I just didn’t want to become reliant on it g..

$315.00

Wine Cork

$315.00

Dancing Queen Sculpture
Dancing Queen Sculpture

Dancing Queen

Bronze. Dimensions: Height 140mm, width 45mm, diameter 24mm. Open edition. ..

$550.00

Dancing Queen

$550.00

Running around in Circles Sculpture
Running around in Circles Sculpture

Running around in Circles

Bronze sculpture. Dimensions: Height 105mm x 100mm diameter. Edition size 20. ..

$1,010.00
Double Ply Metal
Double Ply Metal

Double Ply

Double Ply 100h x 75w x 55d mm Bronze   ..

$345.00

Double Ply

$345.00

Cats Metal
Cats Metal

Cats

  Cats (sold individually) - Bronze   65h x 75w x 28d mm    ..

$355.00

Cats

$355.00

Stepping Up Sculpture
Stepping Up Sculpture

Stepping Up

Stepping Up 120w x 112h x 73d mm  Bronze A beautiful piece to start or add to your collection. ..

$685.00

Stepping Up

$685.00

Funnel Girl Large Metal
Funnel Girl Large Metal

Funnel Girl Large

Funnel Girl 130h x 73w x 80d mm  Bronze     ..

$775.00
Big Fry - Bronze Sculpture Sculpture
Big Fry - Bronze Sculpture Sculpture

Big Fry - Bronze Sculpture

Another brilliant bronze work by Melissa Young. Melissas work has been described as a social commentary on life; it celebrates the lives of women past & present. 'The naming of the works i..

$210.00
Small Fry - Melissa Young Sculpture
Small Fry - Melissa Young Sculpture

Small Fry - Melissa Young

Another brilliant bronze work by Melissa Young. Melissas work has been described as a social commentary on life; it celebrates the lives of women past & present. 'The naming of the works i..

$165.00
Angel - Melissa Young Sculpture
Angel - Melissa Young Sculpture

Angel - Melissa Young

Another brilliant bronze work by Melissa Young. Melissas work has been described as a social commentary on life; it celebrates the lives of women past & present. 'The naming of the works i..

$235.00
Three Ply - Bronze Sculpture Sculpture
Three Ply - Bronze Sculpture Sculpture

Three Ply - Bronze Sculpture

Another brilliant bronze work by Melissa Young. Melissas work has been described as a social commentary on life; it celebrates the lives of women past & present. 'The naming of the works i..

$400.00
Twinkle Toes - Melissa Young Sculpture
Twinkle Toes - Melissa Young Sculpture

Twinkle Toes - Melissa Young

Another brilliant bronze work by Melissa Young. Melissas work has been described as a social commentary on life; it celebrates the lives of women past & present. 'The naming of the works i..

$490.00
Preggy Girl - Bronze Sculpture
Preggy Girl - Bronze Sculpture

Preggy Girl - Bronze

Melissa Youngs 'Preggy Girl' celebrates all the different sizes & shapes women are when they are pregnant. For when Melissa Young was pregnant with her first child she had to come to an accepta..

$210.00