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Visiting Artist: Melissa Meyer

Melissa Meyer received both a BS and an MA from New York University. She is represented by Lennon Weinberg Gallery in New York. Her lengthy,exhibition history includes solo exhibitions at Elizabeth Harris Gallery; Holly Solomon Gallery; Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio; and Galerie Renee,Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland.

Meyer’s development has been surveyed in two traveling exhibitions—one, originated at the New York Studio School and the second at Swarthmore, College in Pennsylvania. Her works have been included recently in group,exhibitions at the Jewish Museum, NY; Texas Gallery, Houston; Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey; the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY and the National Academy of Design, NY, an organization of which she is a member.

She has completed public commissions in New York, Tokyo, and Shanghai, and currently in fabrication is an eight by fourteen-foot ceramic mural for the new U.S. embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Her work is included in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Jewish Museum and many other public and private collections across the United States.

Meyer was awarded a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pollock Krasner Foundation. She was a resident at the MacDowell Colony and the Bogliasco Foundation outside of Genoa, Italy. She is a frequent artist in residence at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY, as well as at the Vermont Studio Center.

Her fourth solo show with Lennon, Weinberg is currently up until May 7 th .

Earlier Event: October 27
Visiting Writer: Carol Moldaw
Later Event: November 1
Visiting Artist: Ernesto Pujol