Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
Franklin Furnace Archives / Museum of Modern Art, NYC
New York Public Library – Artists’ Books Collection, NYC
School of Visual Arts, NYC
Private Collections

2019  Lines, Forms, Substance: Joan Mellon and Sumayyah Samaha,
          (opening September 12), Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
2017  Joan Mellon: Reflections, Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
          Joan Mellon: Paper, Wood, Rubber, Rope, Covello Center, NY, NY
2016  Wet Paint, with Amy Bay, PLEAT Gallery,,
          Beth Collins, curator
2015  Joan Mellon: Recent Paintings, Carter Burden Gallery, NY, NY
2014  Joan Mellon PAINTINGS, Hudson Gallery,
          SUNY Empire State College, NY, NY, Betty Wilde-Biasiny, curator
2011  Joan Mellon/Paintings, Works on Paper &
          Christina Freeman/Photograph
s, Aristeia Metro, NY, NY
2006  Joan Mellon: Contemplating Color, ParaSite Gallery, Beacon, NY
2005  Joan Mellon: Paintings / Works on Paper, Creative Center, NY

The Power of Small Things, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center,
    Port Angeles, Washington, jurors Jane Dove, Steve Belz, Sara Jane
O: A Circle Show, Portmanteau Project Space, Dayton, OH,
    Carolyn Kay Chema, curator
Wherefore Art, Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Somewhere We Landed, Benefit, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
Forming Identities, Sculpture Space NYC, LIC, NY, Patricia Zarate, curator
Small Works 2018 Applicant Exhibition Online, Trestle Gallery, Bklyn, NY,
    coinciding w/gallery exhibition, Sharon Louden, curator
A Ball of Clay, A What If Production, created by Sara Russell, NYC
Persistence of Vision, Krasdale Galleries, Hunts Point & White Plains, NY
Going Postal, Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) Benefit, Salmagundi Club, NYC
Black Box, boeckercontemporary traveling show: Künstlerhaus Saar,
    Las Grand Atelier, Faux-Mouvement, Casino Luxembourg
An Aggregate of Forces:60 Women Artists Over 60,
A Dark Wood, Noyes Arts Garage at Stockton University,
    Atlantic City, NJ
Seeking Space: Making the Future, Arts in Bushwick, Julie Torres/
    Michael David, curators, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Bklyn, NY
NOMENColorATURE, Studio 10+Centotto, Paul D’Agostino, curator,
     Bklyn, NY
Under the Influence, Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Paint Print Paper, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
Art Beyond Category: 14 Contemporary Artists, Matera, Italy,
    Carol Heft/Pino Nicoletti, curators
Going Big, Central Booking, NYC, Suzan Shutan/Susan Carr, curators
The Big Small Show, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ.
Family Ties: Brooklyn/Dallas, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
    Bonny Leibowitz / Julie Torres, curators
Deep Breath, Local Project, Long Island City, NY
New Work City, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY, Julie Torres, curator
Forces At Play, Gallery Molly Krom, NY, NY catalog essay Susan C. Larsen
Off The Wall, 9th Terrace Annual, London, Karl Bielik, curator
21 & Counting: The Painter Center Turns 21,
    Painting Center benefit, NY, NY
Second Family, 2 Rivington Street, NY, NY, Julie Torres, curator
Desert Island's pop up, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
Meta Vista, 16 Wilson (formerly Storefront Bushwick), curator
    Matthew Neil Gehring, hosted by Deborah Brown, Brooklyn, NY
NURTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NYC
    jurors: Jennie Lamensdorf, James Panero, Amy Smith-Stewart,
    Mark Tribe
A Time in Arcadia, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ,
    Raymond E. Mingst and Arthur Bruso, curators
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Studio Membership Show, NY, NY
Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids benefit, Cheim/Read, NY
Real Time, Rutgers University, NJ, Brainstormers Art Collective
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation benefit,                         Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY, NY
Summeryview, OK Harris, NY, NY, Rick Witter, curator
Making Art Makes Sense, Citicorp, Court Square Atrium, L.I.C.
Artists-in-Residence, Johnson & Johnson Gallery, Edison, NJ
Jazz & Art, Hudson Guild Gallery, NY, NY, Jim Furlong, curator
Looking Back, Looking Forward, Red Eft Gallery,
    Wurtsboro, NY, Phil Sigunick, curator
Your Documents Please, International Traveling Exhibition,
    Daniel Georges and Rumiko Tsuda, curators
No Chromophobia, OK Harris Gallery, NY, NY,
    Rick Witter and Suzanne Kreps, curators
12x12, Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, TN, Dave Hickey, juror
Between Worlds, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ, 
    Raymond E. Mingst and Arthur Bruso, curators
Fine Art Adoption Network (FAAN) Online Participant,
    site commissioned by Art in General, NYC
100 Works by 100 Artists, Go North Gallery, Beacon, NY
New Orleans Relief Benefit, Ch’i Contemporary Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Selections, 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY
National Juried Exhibition of Small Works,
    Montclair State University, NJ, June Kelly, curator
Critic’s Choice, New York Law School, NY, NY, Bill Bace, juror
Emerging Artists, Painting Center, New York, NY
Painting Today, Erector Sq Gallery, New Haven, CT William Bailey, curator
Le Petit III, Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Personal Journeys, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
Political Statements, Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University,
    Nashville, TN, NEA sponsored

2019 Unlikely Materials and the Language of Art, Krasdale Galleries,
         Hunts Point & White Plains, NY, co-curator w/Kirsten Kucer,
         Patricia Zarate, Lynn Truncale
2018 The Adolph and Ester Gottlieb Foundation, Emergency Grant
2018 Artists' Fellowship, Inc., Emergency Grant
2017 Artist-in-Residence, Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Center, NYC
2015 Runcible Spoon, Key Projects an Art Space, LIC, NY,
         co-curated w/Patricia Zarate
2008 1st Place cash award, 12 x 12, Middle TN State University,
          National Juried Exhibition, Dave Hickey, Juror
1998 Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Artists’ Residency, Woodstock, NY
1997 Juror Selection, Mass Media, Bill Bace, Review
1993 Jurors’ Award, Personal Journeys, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

Village Voice, Joan Mellon Flies High at Carter Burden Gallery,
    March 17, 2017, R.C. Baker
Joanne Mattera Art Blog, 60 Women Over 60, August 2017
Structure and Imagery Blog, May 18, Paul Behnke, editor
Art, Artists, Galleries Blog by Todd Camplain, Sunday, 4.26.15,
Structure and Imagery Blog, Paul Behnke, editor
A View from the Easel, Hyperallergic, Philip A Hartigan
The New Criterion, November 2013, James Panero, November 8, Steve Gibson, curator, October 25, Anne Russinof, curator, Meta Vista, Matthew Neil Gehring, curator
Painter's Progress blog, Have You Met?, Stephen B. MacInnis, curator
Joanne Mattera blog, Spring Greens, Joanne Materra, curator

2011 - present    Private painting classes
2008 - present    The Creative Center at University Settlement, NYC
2012 - 2018        Fresh Art, Painting Workshop for underserved artists
2003 - 2009        SUNY Empire State College, NYC
2002 - 2006        Artist-in-Residence
St. Vincent Comprehensive Cancer Center, St. Luke’s Roosevelt and Calvary Hospitals, NYC

MA, Liberal Studies, SUNY Empire State College, NY, NY
BFA, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY