• CV

    Melanie P. Brown

    b. 1972

     

    Education:

     

    1996-1998 MFA- Painting. The American University, Washington, DC teaching fellowship.

    1990-1994 BA-Fine Art Painting. Knox College, Galesburg, IL Studio Art Major, Granted Honors Project in painting

    Artist Residency at The Vermont Studio Center, 1992

     

    Selected Exhibitions:

     

    Melanie P. Brown: Layered Sounds, StudioUs, Chicago IL (to happen 11/30/2019) *Solo show

    Artists for Asylum, StudioUs, Chicago IL 2019

    Weather the Weather, The Art Center Hightand Park at City Hall, Highland Park IL 2019

    Oh Yes She Did, Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock IL 2019

    Memory and Sound, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL 2018 *Solo show

    Redefining Tradition, Ice House Gallery, Evanston, IL 2018

    Collaborative Art Series: Concurrence, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, IL 2018 *Three person show

    SOTA, McGarry Bowen, Chicago, IL 2016-2917

    Fear No Art, Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago IL 2017

    Meet the Artist Be the Artist, Skokie Public Library, Skokie IL 2016 *Solo show

    40th Anniversary Invitational, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL 2016

    Art Effects, Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago IL 2016

    Melanie P. Brown, Claire E. Smith Gallery, Barrington IL 2015 *Solo show

    Materiality, David L. Pierce Art and History Center, Aurora IL 2015

    Imagined Landscapes, Fermilab Gallery, Batavia IL 2014 *Three person show

    Her, Beauty and Brawn Gallery, Chicago IL 2013

    F*ck Em/Forgive Me, Fulton Market Gallery, Chicago IL 2012

    Open Wall- Lillstreet and Art Reach, City of Chicago-Ward 47, Chicago IL 2011

    Birds: Memory and Material, Matrix Gallery, Chicago IL 2010 *Solo show

    Faculty Show, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL 2010

    Aviary: Artists’ Passion for Birds, Brushwood Gallery Deerfield IL 2010

    Group Exhibition, Black Walnut/Robert Wayner Gallery, Chicago IL 2009

    Chicago Revisionists, Phantom Gallery, Chicago IL 2009

     

    Selected Live Painting Performances:

     

    Layered Sound Project: performance with Ryan Ingebritsen, Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock IL 2/9/2019

    Collaborations in Concert: Jazz and Impressionism, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL 1/18/2019

    Collaborations in Concert: Jazz and Impressionism, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, IL 1/11/2019

    Featured Artist at JRAC: Stan Getz and Oscar Peterson Trio, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago IL 7/12/2018

    Layered Sound Project: performance with Ryan Ingebritsen, as part of In The Realm of Senses, PianoForte, Chicago, IL 6/16/2018

    Layered Sound Project: performance with Ryan Ingebritsen, as part of In The Realm of Senses, Mayne Stage, Chicago, IL 5/26/2018

    Layered Sound Project: performance with Ryan Ingebritsen, Annex Project Space, Chicago, IL 4/16/2018

    Featured Artist at JRAC, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago IL 3/8/2018

    Collaborations in Concert with The Ursa Ensemble, DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, Chicago IL 4/28/2017

    Collaborations in Concert with The Ursa Ensemble, DANK Haus German American Cultural Center,, Chicago, IL 11/13/2015

    Collaborations in Concert with The Ursa Ensemble, DePaul Art Museum, 10/23/2015