Mel Kolstad

Mel Kolstad is an artist, speaker, instructor and arts advocate who makes her home in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

She is also delighted to be a Certified Papermaker for Arnold Grummer, nc.; a member of Wisconsin Visual Artists – Northeast Chapter; ArtSpace Collective in Oshkosh; Thelma Visual Arts in Fond du Lac; Free Range Art in Grafton; Open Door Artists in Fond du Lac; Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council; and volunteer curator for the Langdon Divers Gallery, located inside the Fond du Lac Public Library. She is honored to have been one of the 15 TEDx Fonddulac speakers of the class of ’18, where she gave a talk about her artwork.

Mel has participated in many artist residencies throughout Wisconsin and also teaches various classes around the state, and has exhibited in many solo exhibits in the Fox Cities and Northern Wisconsin.