Melissa Marks

EDUCATION
1992Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, Master of Fine Arts, Painting
1987Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Bachelor of Arts, Honors
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2011 Cortijada los Gázquez, Vélez Blanco, Spain
Permanent installation - Adventures of Volitia: SUNTRAP
Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA
Exchange with Sol LeWitt
ArtSPACE, New Haven, CT
Scrawl
2010 Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Solo exhibition – Adventures of Volitia: Paradise, Again
Cortijada los Gázquez, Vélez Blanco, Spain
Artist’s residency
White Columns, New York, NY
Curated registry
The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Curated registry
Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY
Flat file
2009 Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK
Solo exhibition - Comma 11: Adventures of Volitia: Expulsion from Paradise
2007 Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY
Traveling Flat File, Leipzig, Germany
First Run Gallery at Emergency Arts, New York, NY
Solo exhibition - Spring Festival: Ice Bridge with Blossoms
2005/2006 Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
His Life Is Full of Miracles, Animation Videotheque
2003/2004Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
University Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Art House, Austin, TX
Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation
Kunst Werke Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Animations
University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Thinking in Line: A Survey of Contemporary Drawing
Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Zilkha Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition
2002 Art Position, Vienna, Austria
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show
2001 P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Animations
Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
Serial Number, Emerging Curators Series
Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Contemporary Narratives
2000 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
The Armory Show 2000
Florida Atlanic University, Boca Raton, FLA
Contemporary Art Museum, University of Florida, Tampa, FL
Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
NeverNeverland (travelling exhibition)
1999 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Solo exhibition -- The Adventures of Volitia: What is My Charisma?
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
100 Drawings
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Drawings
Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
Visual Artists Salute
Star 67 Gallery, Williamsburg, NY
Linea Nigra
1998 The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Solo exhibition -- The Adventures of Volitia: Heroic Burlesque
1997 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery - Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, CA
The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair
Art In General, New York, NY
Scratching The Surface
The Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
Art Moving at Four Walls
1996 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series: Melissa Marks & Portia Munson
Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York, NY
Ripe
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Women Artists Series 25 Year Retrospective
1995 Babel, Web Site, New York, NY
The Adventures of Volitia, Beauty, Humor and The Body
City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Resisting Categories
1994 Art in General, New York, NY
Animated
1993 The Drawing Center, New York, NY
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
American Center, Paris France
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis
bibliography
"Marks makes mark on Palmer Gallery walls with abstract art," Shruti Manian, Miscellany News, Vassar College, September 30, 2010.

"Ripe, Melissa Marks, Adventures of Volitia: Expulsion from Paradise," Susan Fisher, Bloomberg SPACE, September 2009.

"Interview: Melissa Marks," Freedom Magazine, Volume 2, Taiwan, September 2006.

"Comic Release - Negotiating Identity for a New Generation," Vicky Clark, published by D.A.P. in association with Carnegie Mellon University and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2003.

"Gäste aus New York," Katharina Holderegger, Almanach zur Jungen Kunst in Wien, 2002

"When Art Comes to Life," Amy Porter, MoMA Magazine, October 2001.

"Plus Ça Change," John Canemaker, Animations, exhibition newspaper, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, October 2001.

"Fence," cover and insert project, Melissa Marks, Fence Magazine Inc., Spring/Summer, 2001.

"Art In Review," Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 16, 2001.

"Review," Sarah Valdez, Time Out New York, February 8-15, 2001.

"Contemporary Narratives," exhibition catalogue, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, March, 2001.

"New American Paintings," The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, Number 32, March, 2001.

"Art Review," Gary Schwan, The Palm Beach Post, November 19, 2000.

"That Dizzy Disney Line," Dick Hebdige, Cal Arts, Never Neverland catalog, 2000.

"Art on the Page: Melissa Marks," Betsy Sussler, Bomb, Fall, 1999.

"Goings On About Town," The New Yorker, October 18 & 25, 1999.

Copyright 2006-2009. Melissa Marks