JOAN MELLON
SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017  Joan Mellon: Reflections, Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
          Joan Mellon: Paper, Wood, Rubber, Rope, Covello Center, NY, NY
2016  Wet Paint, with Amy Bay, PLEAT Gallery, pleatgallery.com,
          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/Photograph
s, Aristeia Metro, NY, NY
2006  Joan Mellon: Contemplating Color, ParaSite Gallery, Beacon, NY
2005  Joan Mellon: Paintings / Works on Paper, Creative Center, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Forming Identities, SculptureSpaceNYC, LIC, NY, Patricia Zarate, curator
Small Works 2018 Applicant Exhibition Online, Trestle Gallery, Bklyn, NY,
        coinciding w/gallery exhibition, Sharon Louden, curator
A Ball of Clay, A What If Production, created by Sara Russell, NYC
Persistence of Vision, Krasdale Galleries, Hunts Point & White Plains, NY
Somewhere Over the Interconnected Rainbow & Prospero's
        Grand St Masque
, Benefit, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
Going Postal, Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) Benefit, Salmagundi Club, NYC
2017
Black Box, boeckercontemporary traveling show: Künstlerhaus Saar,
        Las Grand Atelier, Faux-Mouvement, Casino Luxembourg
An Aggregate of Forces:60 Women Artists Over 60,
        joannematteraartblog.blogspot.com
A Dark Wood, Noyes Arts Garage at Stockton University,
        Atlantic City, NJ
2016
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
2015
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
2014
Forces At Play, Gallery Molly Krom, NY, NY
           catalog essay Susan C. Larsen
Off The Wall, 9th Terrace Annual, London, Karl Blelik, curator
21 & Counting: The Painter Center Turns 21,
           Painting Center benefit, NY, NY
Second Family, 2 Rivington Street, NY, NY, Julie Torres, curator
Desert Island's pop up, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
2013
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
2012
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Studio Membership Show, NY, NY
Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids benefit, Cheim/Read, NY
2011
Real Time, Rutgers University, NJ, Brainstormers Art Collective
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation benefit,                                Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY, NY
2010
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
2009
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
2008
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
2007
Fine Art Adoption Network (FAAN) Online Participant,
           site commissioned by Art in General, NYC
2006
100 Works by 100 Artists, Go North Gallery, Beacon, NY
2005
New Orleans Relief Benefit, Ch’i Contemporary Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Summer Selections, 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY
1999
National Juried Exhibition of Small Works,
           Montclair State University, NJ, June Kelly, curator
1998
Critic’s Choice, New York Law School, NY, NY, Bill Bace, juror
1995
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
1993
Personal Journeys, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
1986
Political Statements, Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University,
           Nashville, TN, NEA sponsored

GRANTS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES / CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2018 The Adolph and Ester Gottlieb Foundation, Emergency Grant
         Artists' Fellowship, Inc., Emergency Grant
2017 Artist-in-Residence, Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Center, NYC
2015 Runcible Spoon, Key Projects, LIC, NY,
           co-curated w/Patricia Zarate
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

COLLECTIONS
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

PRESS/BLOGS
2017 Village Voice, Joan Mellon Flies High at Carter Burden Gallery,
           March 17, 2017, R.C. Baker https://www.villagevoice.com/2017/03/16/joan-mellon-flies-high-at-carter-burden-gallery/
           Joanne Mattera Art Blog, 60 Women Over 60, August 2017
http://joannematteraartblog.blogspot.com/2017/08/an-aggregate-of-forces-60-women-artists.html
2016 Structure and Imagery Blog, May 18, Paul Behnke, editor
2015 Art, Artists, Galleries Blog by Todd Camplain, Sunday, 4.26.15, http://camplinart.blogspot.com/2015/04/joan-mellon-john-kesling-jonathan-cowan.html
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 mockingbirdthoughtz.blogspot.com, November 8,
           Steve Gibson, curator
2013 http://gallerytravels.blogspot.com, October 25,
           Anne Russinof, curator
2013  curatingcontemporary.com, 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

TEACHING
2014  Artist Talk, SUNY Empire State College in conjunction with
           one person exhibition, Joan Mellon PAINTINGS
2012 - 2018        Fresh Art, Painting Workshop for underserved artists
2011 - present    Private painting classes
2008 - present    The Creative Center at 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

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