MELISSA   WEBER

melissa@melissa-weber.com

 

EDUCATION

2010     Master of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1987     AAS Interior Design, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1981      Bachelor of Arts, English, Duke University, Durham, NC

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016    New Business, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2012    Illusive Objects,  (Solo Exhibition), Dubhe Carenno Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011     Intimacy, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010     Art Here Art Now,  The City As Studio, Chicago Artist Month, Chicago, IL

             New Insight, NEXT: The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Chicago, IL

             Graduate Thesis Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008    The Department Store Exhibition, Sullivan Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL         

 

DISTINCTIONS:

2011      Chicago Artist Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant, Chicago, IL

             Artist Assistant to Wolfgang Laib, Unlimited Oceans, Sullivan Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

            

2010    Featured Artist, Chicago Artist Month, Chicago Department of Cultural  Affairs

            Nominee, Edes Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

           James Nelson Raymond Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

RESIDENCIES

2016-2017           Resident Studio Artist, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

 

TEACHING

2013    Instructor, Ceramics Studio, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL

2012 –2014        Instructor, Department of Ceramics, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 2011     Adjunct Instructor, Department of Ceramics, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

2008    Teaching Assistant, Materials and Process, Department of Ceramics,  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL