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Melissa GORDON

Born in Cambridge, MA, USA, in 1981.

Lives and works in London, UK.

Curriculum

Education

2003-2005
De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2002
Cooper Union School of Art, New York, USA

1999-2003
BFA Painting/Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

Residencies

2013
Cove Park, International Artist In Residence, Cove, Scotland
Artist in Residence, Spike Print and Spike Island, Bristol, U.K.

2010
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

2008
Wiels Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium

2003-05
Post-Graduate Fine Art Participant, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Awards

2010
Nominee Dorothea von Stetten Art Award, Bonn, Germany

2007
ABN AMRO Art Prize, ABN AMRO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005
Royal Prize for Painting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003
Florence Leif Award, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

Solo shows

2016
Painting Behind Itself, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Gesture is a Joke, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Derivative Value, Overbeck Gesellschaft, Luebeck, Germany
Routine Pleasures, Vleeshal Middelburg, The Netherlands
Fallible Space, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK

2014
Mimetic Pleasure, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Confusion Condition, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
ZOOOOOM, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Modern Surfaces, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2013
Material Evidence, Spike Island, Bristol, UK
Blow up Modernists, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012
Structures for Viewing, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

2010
Collisions (with Jessica Wiesner), Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009
A Lonely Crowd, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Two-Dimensional Men, Ancient and Modern, London, UK

2008
Dirty Tricks of an Age of Moral Turpitude, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
War of the Ghosts, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007
ABN AMRO Kunstprijs, ABN AMRO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Exquisite Corpse, Ancient and Modern, London, UK

2006
The Only Man in There, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Genealogies Part II, Preview Art Fair, Cosar HMT, Berlin, Germany
Genealogies Part I, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005
What you can't see could kill you, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Group Shows

2017
Something Stronger Than Me* - Female Genius Night Club, Wiels Brussel, Belgium
Salon Hang, Kunstverein Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Collector's Room # 14: Black / White, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2016
Modern Talk - Günther Förg / Melissa Gordon, Thomas Kratz & George Little, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Jahresgaben, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany

2015
WE (NOT I), Artists Space, New York, USA
WE (NOT I), South London Gallery, Raven Row, London, UK
Salon Hang, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Making Sence, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
As it seems, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Deweer Gallery - Het Portret van een familie, de Directeurswoning, Roeselare, Belgium

2014
Biënnale van de schilderkunst : De toets & de materialiteit van het schilderij, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen-Zulte, Belgium
During the Exhibition, the Studio Will Be Close, Wiels, Vorst, Belgium
Structures for Viewing, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2013
HER stories, Bonner Kunstverein, Germany
15 for 50, ART on the Underground, London, UK
and Beyond Painting, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yellowing of the Lunar Consciousness, Galleria Massimodeluca, 55th Venice International Art Exhibition, Italy
Specific Collisions, Marianne Boesky Uptown Gallery, NY, USA

2012
Parallax Curtain, S1 Sheffield, UK
Art & Press, Museum Karlsruhe, Germany
Re-Opening, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Kunstverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
Fact Mystic, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Art & Press, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Art in the Parking Space, LAX Art, Los Angeles, USA
"No Comment," LABOUR launch and performance, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway

2011
Future Forward, The Temporary Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Theater of Pain, Performance, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
5x5 (nominated by Marlene Dumas), Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spain
Ever-Changing Moods, performance, Auto Italia, London, UK
Madame Realism, Marres Center for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Telephone Painting, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Group Velocity, Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, Germany

2010
Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn¸ Bonn, Germany
Philara - Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany (with Jen Ray)
Monumentalism: History and National Identity in Modern Art (curator Jelle Bouwhaus), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lush Life (curators Franklin Evans & Omar Lopez-Chahoud), Scaramouche Gallery, New York, USA
Precarity and the Butter Tower (curators Jackie Gendel & Tom McGrath), CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
Paying a Visit to Mary, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA
Artist-In-Residency Biennial, Ewing & Downtown Galleries, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

2009
YOUR GOLD TEETH II, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Pictural Abstraction (with Alex Brown, Jorge Pardo & Jennifer West) (curator Ariel-Roger Paris), Taché-Levy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Variations on a Theme, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, USA
All Cretans Are Liars, Said the Cretan, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mental Puberty (curator Chris Evans), STORE Gallery, London, UK
Rebelle, Art and Feminism 1969-2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (MMKA), Arnhem, the Netherlands
True Lies, Kunsthaus Essen, Essen, Germany
PRIVAT, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
I love the BeNeLux (curator Nina Bovasso), Virgil de Voldère Gallery, New York, USA

2008
Prague Triennale, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Something and Something Else, Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo, The Netherlands
DUMA, Artist-in-Residency, Wiels Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
Black Bile, Red Humour, b05 Art and Design Center, Montebaur, Germany
Early Bird, Kunstverein Dorsten, Germany

2007
Ballet Mécanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
The Painted Object, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA
Dealing with Reality, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Showroom (with Matthew Benedict, Matt Mullican & Christoph Rütimann), Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland
Lost and Found (curator Anna Voswinckel), Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
Compilation III, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Collector’s Art, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

2006
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires, Ancient and Modern, London, UK
Pictorial Research, Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Wild at Heart, Kunst RAI, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kravets Wehby, New York, USA

2005
Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst 2005, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, GEM, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Terra non Firma, Washington Howard House Gallery, Seattle, USA
Voices, Estonia Rottermann's Salt Storage Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2004
Everything World, Kravets Wehby, New York, USA
Mars on Earth, Brooklyn, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, USA
86, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Public & Private Collections (Selected)

Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ABN AMRO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MMKA, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK