Melissa Gordon (American, )

Timeline

1981
born in Boston, MA, USA
2002
Artist-in-Residency, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherland
2002
Cooper Union School of Art, New York, USA
1999–2003
BFA Painting/Printmaking, RISD, Providence RI
1999–2003
BFA Painting/Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA
2003
The Florence-Leif Peers Grant for Painters, RISD
2003–2005
Post-Graduate Fine Art Participant, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
2006
Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst, The Netherlands
2007
ABN AMRO Kunstprijs, The Netherlands
Lives and works in London, England

Exhibitions

2013
Specific Collisions, New York, Marianne Boesky Gallery (solo)
2012
Structures for Viewing, New York, Marianne Boesky Gallery (solo)
2012
Amsterdam, Tegenboschvanvreden, Lost in Translation
2012
Sheffield, UK, S1 Artspace, The Parallax Curtain, Melissa Gordon with Emily Musgrave and Jessica Warboys
2012
Otegem, Belgium, Deweer Gallery
2012
Amsterdam, Juliette Jongma, Ethical Mop
2012
Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Art and Press
2012
Oslo, Kunsthall Oslo, "No Comment," a performance by Rachal Bradley and Jessica Wiesner plus an exhibition of works by Henry VIII's Wives
2011
Witten, Germany, Markisches Museum Witten, Group Velocity
2011
Düsseldorf, COSAR HMT, Specific Collisions Telephone Painting
2011
Maastricht, NL, Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Madame Realism
2011
London, Auto Italia, Ever-Changing Moods; Performance & Sculpture
2011
Castelló, Spain, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló¸ 5x5 (nominated by Marlene Dumas)
2011
London, Ancient & Modern, Theater of Pain
2011
Amsterdam, The Temporary Stedelijk Museum, Future Forward
2010
Bonn, Germany, Kunstmuseum Bonn¸ Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpris
2010
Düsseldorf, Philara - Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Melissa Gordon and Jen Ray
2010
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Monumentalism: History and National Identity in Modern Art, curated by Jelle Bouwhaus
2010
New York, Scaramouche Gallery, Lush Life, curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez-Chahoud
2010
Houston, TX, CTRL Gallery, Precarity and the Butter Tower, curated by Jackie Gendel & Tom McGrath
2010
London, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place
2010
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Paying a Visit to Mary: 2008 Hall Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition
2010
Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Ewing & Downtown Galleries, 2010 Artist-In-Residency Biennial
2010
2010 Artist-In-Residency Biennial, Ewing & Downtown Galleries, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, January 12-February 21
2010
Paying a Visit to Mary: 2008 Hall Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, January 31 – June
2009
YOUR GOLD TEETH II, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, June 17 – August 14
2009
Mental Puberty' STORE Gallery, London, UK 16 Apr — 30 May 2009, curated by Chris Evans
2009
Pictural Abstraction: Alex Brown Melissa Gordon Jorge Pardo Jennifer West Curated by Ariel-Roger Paris, Taché-Levy Gallery, Brussels, September 12 - October 31
2009
Variations on a Theme, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, May
2009
All Cretans Are Liars, Said the Cretan, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, April 25 - June 6
2009
Rebell, Art and Feminism 1969-2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (MMKA), Arnhem, the Netherlands, May 30 – August 26
2009
Two-Dimensional Men, Ancient & Modern, London, September (solo)
2009
A Lonely Crowd, Marianne Boesky Gallery Project Space, New York, September (solo)
2009
PRIVAT, Von de Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany, March 8 – May 24
2009
True Lies, Kunsthaus Essen, Essen, Germany, March 6 – April 5
2009
I love the BeNeLux, Virgil de Voldère Gallery, New York, curated by Nina Bovasso, January 10 – February 14
2008
Dirty Tricks of an Age of Moral Turpitude, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf
2008
Early Bird, Kunstverein Dorsten
2008
Melancholie, b-05 Kunst- und Designzentrum, Montabaur
2008
Prag Triennale, Nationalgalerie, Prag
2008
War of the Ghosts, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
2007
Dealing with Reality, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnheim
2007
Painted Objects, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
2007
Compilation III, Kunsthalle DüsseldorfGroup Exhibition, Mai 36, Zürich
2007
Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
2007
Lost & Found, Shedhalle, Zürich
2007
Exquisite Corps, Ancient and Modern, London (solo)
2006
The only Man in There,Galerie Michael Cosar, Düsseldorf (solo)
2006
Genealogies Part I, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam (solo)
2006
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires, Ancient and Modern, London
2006
Pictorial Research, art agents gallery, Hamburg
2005
GEM, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Den Haag
2005
Terra non Firma, Howard House Gallery, Seattle WA
2005
Voices, Rotermann's Salt Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2005
What you can't see could kill you, De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)
2004
Everything World, Kravets Wehby, NY
2004
Mars on Earth, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY'86', De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2003
Senior Painting Show, Woods Gerry Gallery,Providence
2003
Risk, Red Door Gallery, Providence
2003
Our Friends, Our Foes, Benson Gallery, Providence
2003
Cash in on Your Fashion Passion, Firehouse 5, Providence
2002
Movies with Live Soundtracks,Cable Car Cinema, Providence
2002
End of the Year Invitational, Cooper Union, NY

Literature

2007
Xander Karskens, Robert Meijer, Natasha Soobramanien, NICELY DRY, ABN AMRO, 978-90-802677-9-4
2007
COMPILATION III, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dumont Verrlag, ISBN: 978-3-8321-9005-7
2006
THE ONLY MAN IN THERE, Galerie Michael Cosar, 2006, ISBN-13: 978-3-89355-958-9
2006
GENEALOGIES, Galerie Michael Cosar and Galerie Juliette Jongma, 2006, ISBN: 9072080343
2006
WILD AT HEART, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, 2006, ISBN: 90-807318-3-8
2005
KONINKLIJKE PRIJS, FOR VRIJE SCHILDERKUNST, ISBN: 9072080343