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

2019 Fleisher Art Memorial “42nd Annual Wind Challenge” Philadelphia PA

2018-19 PAFA Museum “Held Dear” Philadelphia PA (2 Person Show)

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

2018 Trio Contemporary Art Gallery Installation " Expunge" Athens GA

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

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 Southern Exposure “Once Removed’ Juror: Kija Lucas San Francisco, CA

2019 Site Gallery “Reused Recycled” Juror: Jean Shin Brooklyn NY

2019 Bemis Contemporary Art Center “Art Benefit Auction” Omaha NE

2019 Touchstone Gallery “America is…” Jurors: Rachel Adams, Taylor Bythewood-Porter,  Jen Mergel, & Jennifer M. Williams Washington DC

2019 The Painting Center “Patterns of Influence” New York, NY

2019 Site Gallery “Collage” Brooklyn NY

2019 VACI Galleries “Annual 2019 Chautauqua School of Art Annual Students and Emerging Artists Exhibition” Chautauqua NY

2019  Woodmere Art Museum “Annual Juried Exhibition” Juror: Eileen Neff Philadelphia PA

2019 The Delaware Contemporary “Post Script: Emerging Notions in Contemporary Craft” Curator: Kate Testa Wilmington DE

2019 Mission Cultural Center “JAGAH //JADOO” San Francisco CA

2019 Felicity R. “Bebe” Benoliel Gallery “CFEVA Member Exhibition” Juror: Mary Salvante Philadelphia PA

2018-19 DCCC Gallery “215 | 610 Contemporary” Juror: 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  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  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” Jurors: Didier William, Morgan Hobbs Philadelphia PA

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

2018  PAFA Museum “Responders” Philadelphia PA

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

2017  Woodmere Art Museum “Annual Juried Exhibition” Juror: Harry Philbrick Philadelphia PA

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

 

Residencies & Awards & Publications

2019 Textile Arts Center AIR Cycle 11 | Brooklyn NY

2019 VACI Residency | Chautauqua NY

2019 Friend of the Artist, Volume 9

2019 New American Paintings, No. 140, Northeast Issue Juror: Ruth Erickson

2019 Fleisher Art Memorial 42nd Annual Wind Challenge Artist Jurors: Jodi Throckmorton & Betty Leacraft

2018  Centre / Substructured Loss Residency | Berlin Germany

2018  The Growlery Residency San Francisco CA

2018  PAFA Alumni Trust Award

2018 PAFA 4th Wall Finalist Jurors: Meg Onli, Torkwase Dyson, Stan MIr

2017-2018  Philadelphia Museum of Art Delphi Art Futures Residency

 

Press

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Souls-Shot_Philadelphia-500492202.html

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