Education

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts MFA 2018

Rhode Island School of Design MAT Art Education 2008

Fashion Institute of Technology AAS Textile Surface Design 2006

New York University BA Individualized Study 2003

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018  The Growlery "Sisters, not twins" San Francisco CA

2018 PAFA Lenfest Plaza Installation " Expunge" Philadelphia PA

2018 Trio Contemporary Art Gallery Installation " Expunge" Athens GA

2018 Broad Street Studio Installation Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts " Expunge" Philadelphia USA

2017  Astor Center  "We, America: In Defense of Immigrants, a Benefit for UnLocal" New York NY

2017 Rider University “Contemporary Victims of Violence and Voids” Lawrenceville NJ

2017 Brewerytown Beats Gallery “Voids” Philadelphia PA

 

Group Exhibitions

2018-19 PAFA Museum “Held Dear” Philadelphia PA

2018-19 DCCC Gallery “215|610 Contemporary curated by Jean Shin” Media PA

2018-19  Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill “Souls Shot Portrait Project Exhibition” Philadelphia PA

2018 Lite Haus Gallery + Project Space “The Immaterial Weight Left Behind” Berlin Germany

2018  Spillway Gallery “Territory” Philadelphia PA

2018-19  City Hall "Philadelphia Sculptors Present" Philadelphia PA

2018  CIty Hall "Ethereal/Material" Philadelphia PA

2018  Fleisher Art Memorial "Dear Fleisher" Philadelphia PA

2018  DaVinci Art Alliance "Shelter" Philadelphia PA

2018  Esther Klein Gallery "Without Roots We Are Nothing" Philadelphia PA

2018  The Sculpture Center "After the Pedestal" Cleveland OH

2018  Charles Addams Gallery at University of Pennsylvania "5 into 1" Philadelphia PA

2018  St. Stephen's Gallery "Uprooted, Transplanted, Transformed" Wilmington DE

2018  Barnes Foundation "Let's Connect Exhibition" Philadelphia PA

2018  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts "117th Annual Student Exhibition" Philadelphia PA

2018  InLiquid Gallery "In Flux" Philadelphia PA

2018  Trio Contemporary Art Gallery "Media Circus" Athens GA

2018  PAFA Museum “Material World” Philadelphia PA

2018  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts "Off the Wall" Philadelphia PA

2018  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts "Surface Deep" Philadelphia PA

2018  PAFA Museum “Responders” Philadelphia PA

2017  Brewerytown Beats Gallery "The Last Show" Philadelphia PA

2017  Gallery 8 “Breaking Up, Building Down” Philadelphia PA

2017  Tyler School of Art “Muscle Memory” Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia PA

2017  Woodmere Art Museum “Annual Juried Exhibition” Philadelphia PA

2017  Gallery 8 “Poly-tics” Philadelphia PA

2017  Gallery 8 “Black White and Grey" Philadelphia PA

2016  Gallery 128 “Wars, and Rumors of War” Philadelphia PA

 

Residencies & Awards

2019/2020  Fleisher Art Memorial 42nd Annual Wind Challenge Exhibition Philadelphia PA

2018  Centre / Substructured Loss Berlin Germany

2018  The Growlery San Francisco CA

2018  PAFA Alumni Trust Award

2017-2018  Philadelphia Museum of Art Delphi Art Futures Residency

 

Press

https://www.theartblog.org/2018/09/sculptors-probe-the-impossibility-of-shelter-at-da-vinci-art-alliance/

https://bit.ly/2O15MiA

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Using-Art-to-Raise-Awareness-for-Gun-Violence_Philadelphia-485806112.html

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/3860456-pafa-students-display-art-at-117th-annual-student-exhibition/

http://www.broadstreetreview.com/wnwn/meet-the-next-generation-of-artists-at-pafas-117th-annual-student-show

http://flagpole.com/arts-culture/art-notes/2018/05/09/media-circus-showcases-unexpected-art-materials

https://issuu.com/bostonpride/docs/bpg18/136

https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/responders-binglin-li-melissa-joseph-and-katherine-volpe

http://www.theartblog.org/2017/07/the-woodmere-annual-76th-juried-exhibition/

http://online.anyflip.com/qmqo/bqwt/mobile/index.html

https://anthonynormanwhite.com/2017/08/04/artist-melissa-joseph/

https://www.rider.edu/news/2017/10/11/rider-presents-contemporary-victims-violence-and-voids-oct-11

http://www.theridernews.com/2017/10/18/aiming-to-ignite-social-change/

https://vimeo.com/237667154

  

        CONTACT

melissa.joseph@gmail.com

@melissajoseph_art