Timeline

1969
Born Melissa Jane Robson in Alnwick, Northumberland, UK
1983
Joined National Youth Theatre of Britain
1987–1990
Studied at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts
1999–2001
Enrolled her son in painting class and found her vocation as a painter
2003
Opens own gallery Rosy Wilde in East London
2007
Designs clothing for Topshop
2009
Invited by Oxford Union Society to debate
Currently lives and works in London

Exhibitions

2010
PAPYROPHILIA, Charlie Smith London, London, England
2010
We're In It For The Money, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London, England (solo)
2009
The Eden Project, www.edenproject.com (solo)
2008
Ithaca Collects, The Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2008
Trans Europe, Galerie Davide Di Maggio, Berlin
2007
The Future Can Wait, The Old Truman Brewery, London
2007
It Takes Two, Fishmarket, Northampton
2007
Feel good feel bad boys and girls, Lange Gasse 28, Germany
2007
New London Kicks, Soho House, New York
2007
So Sad, Guy Hilton Gallery, London
2007
Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (solo)
2007
Toffee Armistice, Lemon Sky Projects, Miami, USA
2006
Whatever happened to Melissa Jane?, Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick, Northumberland (solo)
2006
Metropolis Rise: New Art from London, Curated by Anthony Gross and Jen Wu, Shanghai
2006
Beijing
2006
People Like Us, No More Grey, London
2006
Whatever happened to Melissa Jane?, Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick, Northumberland (solo)
2006
Metropolis Rise: New Art from London (curated by Anthony Gross and Jen Wu), CQL Design Center, Shanghai; Dashanzi 798 Art District, Beijing
2006
People Like Us, No More Grey, London
2006
The Waltz. Live Painting, Detroit Museum of New Art, USA
2006
The Beautiful and The Damned. Henry Hudson & Stella Vine, Hiscocks Project Space, London
2005
Fame. James Jessop and Stella Vine. Collaborative Paintings, Dragon Bar, London
2005
Syzngy. Shaheen, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
2005
Everything World, Kravets/Wehby, New York
2005
Petal (part two), Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2005
Imagine A World..., Oxo Tower, London
2005
Eng-er-land, Gallery 102, London
2005
The Beautiful and The Damned, Henry Hudson & Stella Vine, Hiscocks Project Space, London
2005
The Unseen Art of William S. Burroughs, (Part three - 'Rifle Range'), RIFLEMAKER, London
2005
Prague Biennale 2
2005
Stellawood, Hamilton's, London (solo)
2005
Seige, Sydney Street Car Park, London
2005
Is it Live, Kravets/Wehby, New York
2005
Art Frankfurt
2005
Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
2004
Petal, ALON SEGEV GALLERY, Golda Center, 23 Shaul Hamelech Blvd, Tel Aviv, 64367 Israel
2004
Art Futures, London
2004
Imagine A World..., Bargehouse, London
2004
Petal, Alon Sergev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2004
Prozac and Private Views, Transition Gallery, London (solo)
2004
She's No Angel, James Coleman Gallery, London
2004
Goth Moth, Transition Gallery, London
2004
New Blood, Saatchi Gallery, London
2004
Girl on Girl, Transition Gallery, London
2004
Love & Bulletts, Transition Gallery, London
2004
Art Futures, London
2003
Snow, Transition Gallery, London
2003
Fanclub, Rosy Wilde, London
2003
Olena, Rosy Wilde, London
2003
chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2003
Vaguely Romantic, Rosy Wilde, London

Public Collections

Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Bailiffgate Museum, Northumberland, England

Literature

Tema Celeste
Black Book Magazine
Marie Claire Magazine
Arty
The Times
Scotland on Sunday
The Telegraph
The Independent
The Mail On Sunday
The Sun
The Daily Express
The Mirror
You Magazine
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