Resume

melissa

Selected Exhibitions

  • Lander Art Center Members Show, January 6, 2017 – February 4, 2017, Lander, Wyoming
  • Night of Iconography; Melissa Strickler, September 22, 2016, Lander Bake Shop, Lander, Wyoming
  • Artists for Animals & Avian Show, February 12 – 29th, 2016, Lander, Wyoming
  • The Middlefork, Artist Invitational, September – November, 2015, Lander, Wyoming
  • Wonder Cabinet “cabinets of curiosities”, Traveling Exhibition, Lander Art Center, August 28 – September 24, 2015, Lander, Wyoming
  • “7th Annual Members Show” 2015, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Evening with Icons”, Global Arts, 2014, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Boots, Brands and Guns”, Live Auction, 2014, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Storytellers” with Melissa Strickler, Spencer Bohren, Do Palma, Artist Invitational, 2014, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “The Road Not Taken”, National Juried, 2013, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “The Small Things”, Juried, 2012, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Random Acts of Art” 2012, Lander, Wyoming
  • “4th Annual Members Show” 2012 Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Artist For Animals” 2012, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “As it turns out I am from…” Juried, 2011, Lander Art Center, Lander Wyoming
  • “3rd Annual Members Show” 2011, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “2nd Annual Members Show” 2010, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “Alters, Shrines and Mandalas” Spiritual Imagery in Art, 2008, Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming
  • “The Heap, the Pile, the Layer, the Metaphor”, 2008, Lander Art Center, Lander Wyoming
  • Red Desert Audubon Show, Juried, 2008, Lander, Wyoming
  • Wind River Valley National Art Show, Juried, 2008, Dubois, Wyoming
  • “Go Figure” Juried, 2007, M Square Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • Episcopal National Convention, Requested Entry, 2006 Episcopal Church and Visual Arts
  • Student Art Sale, Juried, 2006, Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas
  • “Visual Preludes” Juried, 2006, Episcopal Church & Visual Arts
  • “Illustrating the Hours”, Juried, 2005, Episcopal Church & Visual Arts
  • “The Figurative Show”, Invitational and Juried Exhibition, 2006, Arts Alliance of Clear Lake
  • “Holiday Sale”, Juried, Glassell School of Art, 2005, Houston,
  • “Hello Again” Juried, 2005, Arts Alliance of Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas
  • “OPEN” Juried Exhibition, 2005, Arts Alliance at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas
  • Art Exhibition and Sale, Tradition Bank, 2004, Katy, Texas
  • “Water Color Challenge”, Competition/Show, 1999, United Arab Emirates
  • Art Centre of Dubai, Juried, 1998, Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • “Dogs, Cats and Other Angels” Juried, 1996, Ventana Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

Galleries

  • ALCHEMY: an artists cooperative, Lander, Wyoming ( currently has Melissa’s artwork available )
  • Ventana Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
  • The Pink Magnolia Gallery, Katy, Texas
  • Global Arts, Lander, Wyoming ( currently has Melissa’s artwork available )

Work publicly displayed

  • Escalante Hotel – Rangely Colorado
  • Central Bank and Trust Bank – Lander Wyoming
  • Faith Lutheran Church – Lander Wyoming
  • Church of the Good Shepherd – Aberdeen South Dakota

Organization Affiliations

  • Lander Art Center Member
  • Episcopal Church and Visual Arts Member (ECVA)
  • Christians In the Visual Arts (CIVA)
  • Promoting Arts in Lander Schools (PALS)
  • Wind River Valley Artist Guild, Dubois Wyoming

Education

  • Casper College, Casper Wyoming 1989 – 1991
  • Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas 1992 -1994
  • Glassell School of Art – MFAH, Houston Texas 2003 – 2006
  • Tutelage under:
    Vivian Karayiannis
    Phillip Davydov
    Olga Shalamova