2017  "Joan Mellon:Reflections," Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
          "Joan Mellon: Paper, Wood, Rubber, Rope," Covello Center, NY, NY
2016  "Wet Paint," Amy Bay / Joan Mellon, PLEAT Gallery,
 , Beth Collins, curator
2015  "Joan Mellon: Recent Paintings," Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
2014  "Joan Mellon PAINTINGS," Hudson Gallery,
          SUNY Empire State College, NY, NY, Betty Wilde-Biasiny, curator
2011  “Joan Mellon/Paintings, Works on Paper &
          Christina Freeman/Photographs” Aristeia Metro, NY, NY
2006  “Joan Mellon: Contemplating Color,” ParaSite Gallery, Beacon, NY
2005  “Joan Mellon: Paintings / Works on Paper,” Creative Center, NY

"Going Postal," Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) Benefit, Salmagundi Club, NYC
"A Ball of Clay," A What If Production, created by Sara Russell, NYC
"Somewhere Over the Interconnected Rainbow & Prospero's
        Grand St Masque" Benefit, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
"Black Box," boeckercontemporary traveling show: Künstlerhaus Saar,
        Las Grand Atelier, Faux-Mouvement, Casino Luxembourg
"A Dark Wood," Noyes Arts Garage at Stockton University,
        Atlantic City, NJ
"An Aggregate of Forces:60 Women Artists Over 60,"
"Seeking Space: Making the Future," Arts in Bushwick, Julie Torres/
         David Michael, curators David&Schweitzer Contemporary, Bklyn, NY
"Under the Influence," Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
"Paint Print Paper," Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
"Art Beyond Category: 14 Contemporary Artists," Matera, Italy,
           Carol Heft/Pino Nicoletti, curators
"Going Big," Central Booking, NYC, Suzan Shutan/Susan Carr, curators
"The Big Small Show," Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ.
"Family Ties: Brooklyn/Dallas," 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
           Bonny Leibowitz / Julie Torres, curators
"Deep Breath," Local Project, Long Island City, NY
"New Work City," Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY, Julie Torres, curator
"Forces At Play," Gallery Molly Krom, NY, NY
           catalog essay Susan C. Larsen
“Off The Wall,” 9th Terrace Annual, London, Karl Blelik, curator
“Second Family," 2 Rivington Street, NY, NY, Julie Torres, curator
"21 & Counting: The Painter Center Turns 21,"
           Painting Center benefit, NY, NY
Desert Island's pop up, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
"Meta Vista," 16 Wilson (formerly Storefront Bushwick), curator
           Matthew Neil Gehring, hosted by Deborah Brown, Brooklyn, NY
 NURTUREart Benefit," Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NYC
           jurors: Jennie Lamensdorf, James Panero, Amy Smith-Stewart,
           Mark Tribe
"A Time in Arcadia," Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ,
           Raymond E. Mingst and Arthur Bruso, curators
"Robert Blackburn Printmaking Studio Membership Show," NY, NY
 “Postcards from the Edge,” Visual Aids benefit, Cheim/Read, NY
“Buy What You Love,” Rema Hort Mann Foundation benefit,                                Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY, NY
 "Real Time," Rutgers University, NJ, Brainstormers Art Collective
“Summeryview,” OK Harris, NY, NY, Rick Witter, curator
“Making Art Makes Sense,” Citicorp, Court Square Atrium, L.I.C.
 “Artists-in-Residence,” Johnson & Johnson Gallery, Edison, NJ
“Jazz & Art,” Hudson Guild Gallery, NY, NY, Jim Furlong, curator
“Looking Back, Looking Forward,” Red Eft Gallery,
           Wurtsboro, NY, Phil Sigunick, curator
“Your Documents Please,” International Traveling Exhibition,
           Daniel Georges and Rumiko Tsuda, curators
“No Chromophobia,” OK Harris Gallery, NY, NY,
           Rick Witter and Suzanne Kreps, curators
“12x12,” Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University
           Murfreesboro, TN, Dave Hickey, juror
“Between Worlds,” Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ, 
           Raymond E. Mingst and Arthur Bruso, curators
Fine Art Adoption Network (FAAN) Online Participant,
           site commissioned by Art in General, NYC
“100 Works by 100 Artists,” Go North Gallery, Beacon, NY
“New Orleans Relief Benefit,” Ch’i Contemporary Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY
“Summer Selections,” 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY
“National Juried Exhibition of Small Works,”
           Montclair State University, NJ, June Kelly, curator
“Critic’s Choice,” New York Law School, NY, NY, Bill Bace, juror
“Emerging Artists,” Painting Center, New York, NY
“Painting Today,” Erector Sq Gallery, New Haven, CT
           William Bailey, curator
“Le Petit III,” Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
“Personal Journeys,” Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
“Political Statements,” Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University,
           Nashville, TN, NEA sponsored

2018 The Adolph and Ester Gottlieb Foundation, Emergency Grant
         Artists' Alliance, Inc., Emergency Grant
2017 Artist-in-Residence, Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Center, NYC
2015 "Runcible Spoon," Key Projects, LIC, NY,
           co-curator w/Patricia Zarate
2013 Honorable Mention, Gamblin Torrit Grey Painting Competition,
           Gamblin Artists Colors, Portland, OR
2008 1st Place cash award,“12 x 12,” Middle TN State University,
           National Juried Exhibition, Dave Hickey, Juror
1998 Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Artists’ Residency, Woodstock, NY
1997 Juror Selection, “Mass Media,” Bill Bace, Review
1993 Jurors’ Award, ”Personal Journeys,” Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
Franklin Furnace Archives / Museum of Modern Art, NYC
New York Public Library – Artists’ Books Collection, NYC
School of Visual Arts, NYC
Private Collections

2017 Village Voice,"Joan Mellon Flies High at Carter Burden Gallery",
           March 17, 2017, R.C. Baker
           Joanne Mattera Art Blog, 60 Women Over 60, August 2017
2016 “Structure and Imagery,” Blog, Paul Behnke, editor
2015 Art, Artists, Galleries Blog by Todd Camplain, Sunday, 4.26.15,
2014 "Structure and Imagery,” Blog, Paul Behnke, editor
         "A View from the Easel,” Hyperallergic, Philip A Hartigan
2013 The New Criterion, November 2013, James Panero
2013, November 8,
           Steve Gibson, curator
2013, October 25,
           Anne Russinof, curator
2013, 2013 Meta Vista
           Matthew Neil Gehring, curator, Brian Edmonds, site host
2013 Painter's Progress blog, "Have You Met" series
           Stephen B. MacInnis, curator
2010 Joanne Mattera blog, “Spring Greens,” Joanne Materra curator

2014  Artist Talk, SUNY Empire State College in conjunction with
           one person exhibition, "Joan Mellon PAINTINGS"
2012 - present    Fresh Art, Painting Workshop for underserved artists
2011 - present    Private painting classes
2008 - present    The Creative Center at University Settlement, NYC
2008 - 2011       The University Settlement, NYC
2003 - 2009       SUNY Empire State College, NYC
2002 - 2006       Artist-in-Residence
St. Vincent Comprehensive Cancer Center, St. Luke’s Roosevelt and Calvary Hospitals, NYC

MA, Liberal Studies, SUNY Empire State College, NY, NY
BFA, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
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