PUBLIC LECTURE: APRIL 14th, 5pm, NEVINS THEATER

EFAgeOfReptiles

The Age of Reptiles, 70″ x 47″, Oil, spray paint and dye on Canvas, 2015

Melissa Brown’s work takes a variety of forms: currency inspired woodcuts, stop motion animation, predictive card decks and visionary stencil paintings.  She has mounted solo exhibitions at Essex Flowers, Kansas, Bellwether, CANADA, Winkleman in New York City and internationally at Kenny Schacter, ROVE in London and Roberto Paradise in Puerto Rico.  Her work has been shown at Mass MOCA, Zieher Smith, P.P.O.W, Socrates Sculpture Park, High Dessert Test Sites, Art in General, Sue Scott Gallery and Bronx River Art Center, to name a few.   Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum and Art on Paper. Her performances were included in Performa 07 and the Nuit Blanche in Toronto 2009.  She was awarded the Joan Mitchell Grant for painting in 2012.

PaperFortuneTeller

Paper Fortune Teller, 84″ x 84″, woodcut on hand dyed paper with silver leaf, 2009