Melissa Kraft
   
Exhibitions  
   
  2013 The Hullaballoo Collective
Fountain Art Fair
69th Regiment Armory, New York, NY
   
  Relate
Lincoln Center Institute, New York, NY
   
  2012 Itsa Small Small World
Family Business Gallery, New York, NY
   
  Joie de Vivre
PS Project Space, New York, NY
   
  Rainbow
INDEXG Gallery, Toronto, Canada
   
  Scape
Village Gallery, Montgomery, Alabama
   
  Hullabaloo
Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY
   
  2011 Joy
Grace Institute Gallery, New York, NY
   
  NAWA Summer Showcase
Natl. Assoc. of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY
   
  NAWA Annual Exhibition
Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY
   
  New Beginnings
Callahan Center Gallery, St Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
   
  New Cycle
East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, NY
   
  Mixing It Up
92 Y/Tribeca, New York, NY
   
  2010 NAWA Annual Exhibition
National Arts Club, New York, NY
   
  Artist of the Month Presentation/Installation/Artist Talk
Natl. Assoc. Of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY
   
  2009 Dreams & Dances  (solo show)
The Treasure Gallery, New York, NY
The 26 watercolors in this show were inspired by dreams and by children’s literature.
   
  Points of View (solo permanent installation)
Legal Aid Society, New York, NY.
The ten watercolor and silkscreen pieces in this installation reflect the histories and dreams, known and imagined, of New York City dwellers.
   
  New Members Exhibition
National Association of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY
   
  First Response … Artists Imagine America
Curator: Jerelle Kraus, former New York Times Art Director
Pen & Brush Gallery, New York, NY.
   
  Postcards From The Edge
Metro Pictures, New York, NY.
   
  Women: Myth or Reality
Ciao Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY.
   
  Interdependence
International Fiber Collaborative, Huntsville, AL.
   
  The Art of Communication
Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA.
   
  2007 One Bright World
Greek Embassy - United Nations, New York, NY.
   
  2004 Centennial Exhibition
The Ansonia, New York, NY.
   
  2002 City Stories
Columbia Univ., New York, NY.
   
  2001 Recent Work (solo)
Macy Gallery, Columbia U./Teachers Coll., New York, NY.
   
  1999 Ways of World Making
Macy Gallery, Columbia U./Teachers Coll., New York, NY.
   
Education  
  Columbia University/Teachers College, New York, NY.  MA in Art and Art Ed.
Harvard University Theater Development Workshop, Cambridge, MA.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. BA in Theater.
Brown University, Providence, RI.
   
Awards  
   
  2009 2nd place award, Ciao Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY.
  2007 Finalist, Artists Wanted. Brooklyn, NY.
  2002 President's Grant for Community and Diversity. Columbia Univ./Teachers Coll.
  2000 Painting Studio Assistantship. Columbia Univ./Teachers College.
  1991&1990 Awards for creative excellence. Houston Advertising Festival.
   
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