- IU Bloomington
Studio Arts Annex A104
Melanie was born in LA, raised in Boston and now teaches sculpture in Bloomington at Indiana University. After 12 years of running an interior design firm in Chicago, she transitioned to graduate school to focus full time on her sculpture practice. She received her MFA in 2016 from Indiana University where she is now a Lecturer in Sculpture. Melanie’s recent exhibitions include: Humanimals in Precarious Positions, a solo show at Artlink Gallery in Fort Wayne, IN, Act 1 Play as Production exhibition at ACRE Gallery curated by Lucy Stranger, and Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Juried Regional Show at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati. Melanie has shown at the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indianapolis Art Center, and was part of Chicago Parks District year long sculpture in the parks exhibit.
Residencies include; Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, ACRE residency, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, and Anderson Ranch. You can follow a portfolio of her work on Instagram.