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2022/23  Drawing Rooms' Art Project, Dvora Art House, Jersey City, NJ
2019  Lines, Forms, Substance: Joan Mellon and Sumayyah Samaha,
          Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
2017  Joan Mellon: Reflections, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
          Joan Mellon: Paper, Wood, Rubber, Rope, Covello Center, NYC
2016  Wet Paint: Joan Mellon / Amy Bay, PLEAT Gallery,
, Bethany Irons, curator
2015  Joan Mellon: Recent Paintings, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
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, NYC
2006  Joan Mellon: Contemplating Color, ParaSite Gallery, Beacon, NY
2005  Joan Mellon: Paintings / Works on Paper, Creative Center, NYC

The Object and Beyond: Contemporary Stil Life, Art Spaces@Krasdale, White Plains, NY (through February 16, 2024)
Flora: First Street Gallery, NYC
Small Works Show, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
Drawing on Experience, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
Fair Share Art Auction: Earthquake Relief (virtual),
Marking Time, Art Spaces@Krasdale, White Plains, NY
Small Works Show, The New Art Corridor (virtual), Newton, MA
Resilient & Creative, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA
Looking Forward, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC, Nancy Azara, curator
Drawing Challenge XXI, Jason McCoy Gallery online archive, NYC
Full Circle, WoArt online, Chrisina Massey, curator
Group Show 3, Digital Exhibition in SHRINE's "The Empty Gallery," NYC
Drawing Challenge XVI, Jason McCoy Gallery online archive, NYC
Art in the Time of Pandemic: Best Foot Forward, Part 1
NYAE Spring Flash, NY Artists Equity, Equity Gallery online, NYC
Shelter in Place - #3, Studio Place Arts online, Barre, VT
Dedication and Purpose: 65 Artists Over 65                
The Power of Small Things, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center,
    Port Angeles, WA
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,
    coincided w/gallery exhibition, Sharon Louden, curator
A Ball of Clay, A What If Production, created by Sara Russell, NYC
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, David & Schweitzer
    Contemporary, Bklyn, NY, Julie Torres/Michael David, curators,
NOMENColorATURE, Studio 10+Centotto, Bklyn, NY,
     Paul D’Agostino, curator
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, Matthew Neil Gehring, curator
    hosted by Deborah Brown, Brooklyn, NY
NURTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NYC
    Jennie Lamensdorf, James Panero, Amy Smith-Stewart,
    Mark Tribe, jurors
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, NYC, Rick Witter, curator
Making Art Makes Sense, Citicorp, Court Square Atrium, L.I.C.
Artists-in-Residence, Johnson & Johnson Headquarters, Edison, NJ
Jazz & Art, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC, 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, NYC,
    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, NYC
National Juried Exhibition of Small Works,
    Montclair State University, NJ, June Kelly, curator
Critic’s Choice, New York Law School, NYC, Bill Bace, juror
Emerging Artists, Painting Center, NYC
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 co-curator w/Kirsten Kucer, Patricia Zarate, Lynn Truncale,
         Unlikely Materials and the Language of Art, Art Spaces @ Krasdale,
        White Plains, NY
2018 emergency grant(s), The Adolph and Ester Gottlieb Foundation;
         Artists' Fellowship, Inc.
2017 artist-in-residence, Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Center, NY, NY
2015 co-curated w/Patricia Zarate, Runcible Spoon
         Key Projects an Art Space, LIC, NY,
2008 1st place, 12 x 12, Middle TN State University,
         National Juried Exhibition, Dave Hickey, juror
1998 artist residency, Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Woodstock, NY
1997 juror selection, Mass Media, Bill Bace, Review, NY, NY
1993 jurors' award, Personal Journeys, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

Conversations: 23 Interviews with Still Life Artists (book with color images), organized and created by Zeuxis. Included in Kathleen Craig's converstion with Xico Greenwald, Joan Mellon, Cody Heichel. For more info:,
The Village Voice, Joan Mellon Flies High at Carter Burden Gallery,
March 17, 2017, R.C. Baker /16/joan-mellon-flies-high-at
Art, Artists, Galleries Blog by Todd Camplain, Sunday, 4.26.15,
A View from the Easel, Hyperallergic

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

2008 - 2022    Workshops in two and three-dimensional media, NYC
2003 - 2009    SUNY Empire State College, NYC
2002 - 2006     Artist-in-Residence
The Blavatnik Family-Chelsea Medical Center at Mount Sinai (formerly
St. Vincent's Cancer Center), Mount Sinai West (formerly St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital), Calvary Hospital, NYC

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