Dawn Mellor  (British, 1970) 

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Dawn Mellor Biography
1970   Born in Manchester
1988 - 1989   Manchester Polytechnic
1989 - 1992   Central St. Martin’s, London
1994 - 1996   Royal College of Art, London
  Lives and works in London
  TELEVISION
  2003 Advent Calendar (Series 1 – 24th Dec) Broadcast 19th and 24th December, BBC3
  2003 Modern Painters (Series 22nd- 25th Sept) Broadcast 22nd September, C4
  COLLECTIONS
  T.I. Group
  Saatchi Collection
Selected Exhibitions
2006   Team Gallery, New York (solo)
2005   Sleigh, A & B, London
2005   A Violet from Mother’s Grave, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
2005   Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale 2, Prague, Czech Republic
2004 - 2005   I don’t know what to do with myself, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2004   Plan B - Drawing Show, STUDIO 1.1 London
2004   The Analysis of Beauty, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art. Sunderland.
2004   The Artist, The Bombast, The Cannibal and her Dinner, Galerie Drantmann, Brussels (solo)
2003   The Flesh and the Fury, Team Gallery, New York (solo)
2003   Please Take One, 39, London.
2003   Girls Gone Wild, Bronwyn Keenen Gallery, New York
2002   City Lights, Melbourne, Australia
2002   The Galleries Show 2002 Contemporary Art in London, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2002   Remix Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
2002   Galerie Drantmann, Brussels (solo)
2001   Madame X and the Party Tricks, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (solo)
2001   Works on paper: from Acconci to Zittel, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2001   Desert Rose. curated by Reza Arameshi, Victoria House, London
2000   Raw, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2000   The Baby Doll Murders. Galerie Drantmann. Brussels (solo)
2000   Me and Mrs. Jones, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice (solo)
1999   Wishing I Was Someone Else Instead, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (solo)
1998   Heads Will Roll, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
1998   London Now. Saks Fifth Avenue Project Art, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York
1998   Alice, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1998   Alice, The Nunnery, London
1998   Motherload. City Racing, London
1997   TAKE OFF, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Areal, Bregenz
1997   Chantal Joffe and Dawn Mellor, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
1997   Likeness, Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester
1996   SAD, Gasworks, London
1996   Multiple Choice, Cubitt Street Gallery, London
Literature
2003   The New York Times, Roberta Smith, Girls Gone Wild, 4th July 2003
2002   Art in America, Grady T. Turner, October 2002
2002   The Sunday Times, Culture Magazine, Waldemar Januszcak, 2nd June, 2002
2002   The Times, John Russell Taylor, 29th May, 2002.
2002   Londonart.co.uk Magazine, Rachel Campbell-Johnston, 2nd January, 2002
2002   Make special issue 92, Dawn Mellor feature, Catherine Grant
2001   Madame X and Her Party Tricks Victoria Miro, 23 November to 21 December 2001
2001   The Times - Play Magazine, Richard Cork, , 8- 14 December 2001
2001   Time Out Martin Coomer, 5-12 December 2001
2001   Ham and high, 14 December 2001
2001   Art Review, December 2001
2001   Flux Magazine, December 2001
2001   Attitude, Caroline Smith ,December 2001
2001   Evening Standard, 22 November 2001
1999   What’s On, Catherine Wood,Dawn Mellor/Victoria Miro, July 21, 1999
1999   The Times. Wed 14 July. 1999
1998   Time Out Tania Guha, Alice. The Nunnery. 23-30 Sept. 1998
1998   The Observer Review, Fiona MacCarthy, Alice. 9th Aug. 1998
1998   The Guardian Robert Clark, Alice. Cournerhouse, Manchester. 4th Aug. 1998
1997   Frieze, Neal Brown, Chantal Joffe and Dawn Mellor, No. 36, Sept-Oct 1997 (ill)
1997   Attitude Dominic Lutyens, Queer Art, August 1997
1997   Diva Cherry Smyth, Painting outside the lines. June 1997
1997   The Guardian, Robert Clark, Likeness: Manchester City Art Gallery. 20 May 1997
1997   Time Out, Sarah Kent, Chantal Joffe, Dawn Mellor, No. 1391, April 16-23 1997 (ill)
1997   Artnet.com David Cohen, Painting in London through thick and thin : Naughty Pictures, Feb 1997
1996   Independent on Sunday. Bad Painting, 20 Oct.1996