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RESUME

MEL SMOTHERS

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

ISLANDS, Dacia Gallery. New York City, NY,  2015

“POSTCARDS FROM THE PLAYA,” Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV. 2015

UNCUBED, Creativity Fair. Santa Monica, San Francisco, California, Wakefiled Magazine, Indiewalls. 2014

Indiewalls, New York City.2012- 2013, Sabrina Wirth, curator, Iber Gonzalez Vidals, curator.

Pence Gallery, Davis CA. 2012, Natalie Nelson, curator.

Judaica Museum, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Gilbert Pavilion Gallery, New York City, 2009, Emily O’Leary, Curator.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

“Small Works,” Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL. 2016

“Landscapes,” Mosser Hotel, San Francisco, CA. 2016

“Summer Group Show,” Francis Naumann Gallery, New York City, NY. 2015

“This Land is Your Land,” Morris Graves Museum, Eureka,CA. 2014

‘Bushwick Painters,” Studio 26, New York City, summer 2013

Studio 26 New York City, Art Fairs 2013-16;  Miami Beach; NYC; Los Angeles; Brussels; Monaco; Singapore; Berlin; Hamptons.

Art Takes Times Square, Times Square, New York, 2012

Unearthing the Narrative in Art Today, The 23rd Atmosphere Gallery, Chicago, 2011

Open Portfolio New York, 2010,’ Chelsea Art Museum, New York, 2010.

Beyond Warhol in the 21st Century: A Post-Pop Romantic Retrofit,’ Chicago and New York, 2010

Peter Marcelle Contemporary Projects, New York City, 2008-present.

30th Annual Emerging Artists 2007 Invitational,” Cooper Union, New York City, 2007.

Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York City, NY. 2002-2005.

VIDEO:

2015, “5 Minute Studio Visit.”

2011, “Fiddle Road.”

2005, “Regarding Pollock.”

2004, “Come to Me.”

1989, “Bobalus.”

SELECTED PUBLIC ART PROJECTS:

2010 Endangered World: Biscayne National Park Installation with Xavier Cortada

2003 completion. 72” x 192” (3D) mural and 24- 48” x 48” “flip” panels. Light Rail train station, 21st and Broadway, Sacramento, CA.

2002 Day in the Life of Sandhill Cranes, Painting Series. Yolo County Education Building.

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING:

University of California at Davis, CA. Instructor, 2001-04.

Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe, NV., Adjunct Faculty, 2000.

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID., Teaching Assistant, 1999.

EDUCATION:

Masters in Fine Art, University of Idaho, 1999.

University of California at Davis, Professor Wayne Thiebaud: Life Drawing, Print-making, Art Criticism.
BA Degree, Studio Art, California State University, Sacramento, CA. 1991.

PUBLICATIONS:

“Art Takes Time Square,” Catalog, New York City. 2012

“Wedding Book,” self-published, New York City. 2010

“Concious Reader, 11e”, Longman Publishers, New York City, 2008. ISBN: 0205661681X . Digital edition, 2010.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

San Jose State University, California.

Judaica Museum, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Gilbert Pavilion Gallery, New York City.

Higgenbotham Museum, Virginia

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Museum of Community University of New York (CUNY)

Whipple Art Museum, Minnesota.

Mid-America All Indian Center, Wichita, KS.

University of California at Davis, Ca

California State University at Sacramento, CA

Woodland Community Hospital

Kaiser Health Corporation

Merrill Lynch

Sacramento Regional Transit

Summit Medical Center

South Lake Tahoe Public Library

El Dorado County Public Library

Foundation Health Corporation

Prudential Securities

Yolo County Health and Education

Private Collections

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