Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017

Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2017       Melissa Brown, Tennis Elbow, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016       Money Shots, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico

              Past Present Future, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

              Future Past, Big Medium for PrintAustin, Austin, Texas

2015       Eye in The Sky Hold 'Em, NADA Special Project, Basketball City, New York

2015       Four Play, Essex Flowers, New York, New York  

2014       Where, Eye in the Sky Hold Em, Brooklyn, New York

 2013      Solo Booth, Untitled, Fred Giampietro, Miami, Florida

2013       Gertrudes Nose, Fred Giampietro, New Haven, Connecticut 

2012       Kings Park, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2012       Palisades, Kansas Gallery, New Yor

2011       Dotto Lotto, CRLab at Winkleman curated by Julie Chae  New York, New York 

2009       Paper Fortune, Canada, New York City        

2004       5 Artist Shows, Kenny Schachter, Rove Projects, London, England

2003       Smokin Mirrors, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017       Genesis Belanger, Melissa Brown, Roy De Forest, Mimi Gross curated by Dan Nadel, Derek Eller, New York, NY

              The Dating Game, The Green Door, Chicago, Illinois              

2016       Goulding The Lolly, curated by Brian Belott, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY

              Booby Trap, The Hole, New York, NY

              Summer Flats, Shrine, New York, NY

              So Much, So Little, All at Once Regina Rex, New York, NY

              Liquid Pictures, Klaus von Nithtssagend, Lea Beeferman, Melissa Brown, Erica Magrey, Adam           Shecter

2015-16  Providence -Fracas Psychedelique en Nouvelle, Musee International Des Arts Modestes

2015       Anderson's Hidden Game, Loyal, Stockholm Sweden

2015       Mons Dew, Mass Gallery, Austin Texas

2014       Its a Force not a Curvature, curated by Ryan Schneider, Novella Gallery, New York NY

2014       Heart's Gymnastics, curated by Yevgenias Baras, Outpost Artist Resources, Brooklyn NY

2014       Freak Furniture Fan Club, Bright Lyons, Brooklyn NY

2013       Draw Gym, curated by Brian Belott, 247365, Brooklyn, NY

2013       Morphology of the Print, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

2013       Home Screen, Petrellas Imports at Suzanne Geiss Co. New York, New York

2013       Bathers, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, New York

2013       Strange Natures, Institute Library, New Haven, Connecticut

2013       Land Ho! Curated by Ridely Howard and Holly Coulis, VCU Art Gallery, Richmand, Virginia

2013      Value Added, Artist’s Persepectives on the Meaning of Worth, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey

2013       Terra Incognita, A.D. Gallery at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke

2012       Pig Party curated by Gina Beavers, New York City Gallery, New York, New York

2012       B-Out curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, New York

2012       Centaurs and Satyrs, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, New York

2012       Ctrl+P curated by Kristina Bilonick and Julie Chae, Arlington Arts Center, VA

2012       Chromochosm, Fred Giampetto, New Haven, Connecticut

2011       Nada Hudson, Outdoor Sculpture Collaboration for CANADA, Hudson, New York

2011       Summer Salt, Curated by Ingrid Dinter, The Proposition, New York, New York

2011       Free Play, Kansas, New York, New York

2011       Gumption, ZieherSmith, New York, New York

2011       Paper A-Z, Sue Scott, New York, New York

2011       Dadareah, Canada, New York, New York

2010       Nada Art Fair, Bas Fischer Invitational, Miami, Florida

2010       Dadareaha, OWWOW, Miami Florida

2010       Mutant Pop and The Living Image, Curated by Dearraindrop, Galleri Loyal, Sweden

2009       Melissa Brown and Mat Brinkman, M + B Gallery, Los Angeles, California, curated by Picturebox Inc.

2009       Wild Feature, Curated by Brian Belott, Zurcher Studio, New York, New York

2008       LOTTO 6/49, The Other Gallery, The Banff Center, Banff, Canada

2008       Badlands, curated by Denise Markonish Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA

2007       In Full Cry, New Image Art, Los Angeles, California, Curated by Taylor McKimens and Matt Leines

2007       Rearview, Freight and Volume, New York , New York, Curated by Eric Shiner

2007       Performa Bieniel, Time Booth, the journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2007       New Mutants, Canada, New York, New York Curated by Dan Nadel

2006       Chop Logic, Bellwether Gallery, New York, New York

2006       Searching For Love and Fire, David Castillo, Curated by Brendan Cass, Miami Florida

2006       Interstate, High Dessert Test Sites and Socrates Sculpture Park, Joshua Tree, New Mexico and New York, New York

2005       The Most Splended Apocalypse, P.P.O.W., New York, New York, Curated by Jason Murison

2005       Epic, Bellwether Gallery, New York, New York

2005       New York’s Finest, Canada, New York, New York, Curated by Wallace Whitney and Brendan Cass

2004       Two Person Exhibition, Mixture Fine Art, Houston, Texas

2004       Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Curated by Katherine Bernhardt, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004        Hello Chelsea, Bellwether Gallery, New York, New York

2004        Rowdy Remix, ATM Gallery, New York, New York

2004        Beat The Reaper!, Curated by Joe Bradley, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

2004        Baby You Can’t Drive My Car, Curated by Kenny Schachter, Cooper Classics, New York, NY

2003       Terrarium, Curated by Carl Eckford, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, New York

2003       Escape From New York, Curated by Jason Murison, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey

2003       Art Band, Curated by Kenny Schachter, Capitale, New York, New York

2002       Black Out, Space 1026, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001       Looking For Mr. Fluxus, Curated by Grady Turner, Art In General, New York, NY York



1996       Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, BFA Printmaking
1999       Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, MFA Painting and Printmaking
2000       Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Curatorial Projects

2017 Rules of the Game, Artist Book and Curated series of Winner Take All Poker Games Played for Art.
In collaboration with Small Editions, Brooklyn, NY
2016            Casino Cabaret, Safe Gallery, Performances and Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
2016 - Present    Member of Essex Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
2015            Eye In The Sky Hold ‘Em, In Collaboration with Where a series of poker games played for art NADA NY Special Project, Basketball City, New York, NY
2010            The Craft, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York
2006            Action Adventure, With Michael Williams and Josh Klein, Canada, New York
Performances and Lectures
2017 Bagomancy: Predicting The Future with Josie The Bag, NADA New York Presents, New York, NY
The Highline Presents: Josie The Bag, part of Stand Up Stand Down, New York, NY
2016          Visiting Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
                 “Printmakerly Painting”, Round Table Discussion, Southern Graphics Council, Portland, OR 
2015            Visiting Artist Lecture, Alfred University, Rochester, NY
2014           Visiting Artist Lecture and Critic, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
2013            Visiting Artist Lecture, Parsons, New York, New York
2013            Visiting Artist Lecture, Pace University, New York, New York
2012            Visiting Artist Lecture, Williams College Art Department
2012            Visiting Artist Lecture, MICA Mt. Royal Program
2011            Visiting Critic, Massachusetts College of Art, Painting Program
2009            Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Printmaking Department
2009            “How to Win the Lottery”, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
2008            “The Tabloid Deck”, Nada Art Fair, Miami, Florida
2008            “How To Predict the Future”, Lisa Cooley, New York, New York
2008            “How To Win Mega Millions using the Brown Wheel”, Monte Vista Projects
            Los Angeles, California, Part of the exhibition , Hey You Never Know, Annie Shaw
2008            “Card Counting” Part of Milk the Weasel, Pull the Rug
            Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York
2008            “How To Win the Lottery”, Artist Space Blue Room, New York, New York
2007            “Time Booth” Photo booth Event, Canada, New York, New York
Awards and Honors
2017 City University of New York Research Grant
2014           City University of New York Project Grant
2012           Awarded Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painting
2012           City University of New York Project Grant
2011           City University of New York Project Grant
2010            Islip Museum In Process Residency
2008            Banff Center Thematic Residency and Fellowship
2008            Shuster Award, City Universities of New York
2008            Islip Art Museum Carriage House Residency                                                                                            
2005            Nominated Tiffany Foundation Grant
2002            Project Honorarium, Art in General, New York
1999            Project Grant, Yale University Digital Media Center
1998            Residency Fellowship, Vermont Studio School