© 2017-2019 by Melissa Mendelson.

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Education

            Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

            Bachelor of Fine Art *In progress

           

            Kent State Florence Summer Institute - Summer 2016

 

Exhibitions

2016    7th Annual KSU & UA Student Art Show - GAR Foundation – Akron, OH *Juried

            ASM 2016 Juried Exhibition of Kent State’s CVA Graduate and Undergraduate Students – ASM International Headquarters                 Novelty, OH *Juried

            “Paper Jam II” – Women Printmakers of Austin’s 2nd annual juried exhibition – Bone Black Gallery – Austin, TX *Juried

            “Wildlife and Animals” – Madison Gallery – Cincinnati, OH *Juried

            “#artcollege” – 425 Gallery – Kent, OH

            “pINK” – Umbaji Gallery, Oscar Ritchie Hall, Kent State University – Kent, OH

 

2015     6th Annual KSU & UA Student Art Show - GAR Foundation – Akron, OH *Juried

            “Vibrance” – Painting Gallery Kent State University – Kent, OH *Juried

            “Cloud 9” – 425 Gallery – Kent, OH*Juried

            “Invented Spaces” – Ro3 Gallery – Akron, OH

            “Etcetera” – Honors College Kent State University – Kent, OH *Juried

 

2014    Foundations Art Show – Kent State University – Best in Show, three nominations – Kent, OH

            Foundations Art Show – Kent State University – one nomination – Kent, OH

 

Curated Exhibitions

2016    “Misc.” – 425 Gallery – Kent, OH

            “#artcollege” – 425 Gallery – Kent, OH

2015    “Vibrance” – Painting Gallery Kent State University – Kent, OH

            “Cloud 9” – 425 Gallery – Kent, OH

            “Etcetera” – Honors College Kent State University – Kent, OH

 

 

Exhibitor and Artist Alley

Popular culture conventions where artists can rent a table and sell their artwork.

2016   Ohayocon – Columbus, OH*Juried

            Zipcon – Akron, OH*Juried

            Animarathon – Bowling Green, OH

2015    Zipcon – Akron, OH*Juried

            Animarathon – Bowling Green, OH

            A&G Con – Cincinnati, OH

            Matsuricon – Columbus, OH*Juried

            Midoricon – Oregon, OH

                       

Scholarships and Awards

            Strang Scholarship in Art

            2016 Ellen Battell Fellowship Program for the Art Division of the Yale Summer School of Music and Art in Norfolk, CT nominee

           

Commissioned work

            Sapphire Leaves LLC TCG project – Kami Taisen

                      “Buzzard,” “Japanese Crane,” “Crested Ibis,” “Grey Headed Lapwing,” “Osprey”

            “Jarvis and Clark”

            “Silver Stare”

            “Cross Fox”