Krystii Melaine announced her decision to be an artist at age four and her passion for painting Western subjects brought her from Australia to Spokane, Washington. Awards including Patron’s Choice at Quest for the West and First Prize twice at Cowgirl Up! attest to the quality of her work. Melaine participates in the Eiteljorg Muesum Quest for the West Art Show & Sale, and the Autry National Center Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale among others, and her paintings are held in six museum collections. Melaine is a Master Signature Member of the American Women Artists.