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MELISSA PARHM

 

SOLO AND FEATURED EXHIBITIONS

2019-2020| Upturned Roots, Tazi Designs, Inc., 2660 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA

2019 | Upturned Roots, FarmHouseUrban Home Store, Mill Valley, CA 

2017–2018 | Tracks and Echos, DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2017 | Solo Exhibition, The Tiburon Peninsula Club, Tiburon, CA

2017 | MOS, Marin Open Studios, New Village School, Sausalito, CA

2016 | Kress Jack At Home, Solo Exhibit, “Light”, Mill Valley, CA 

2016 | Revelation Gallery, Design District Opening, Mill Valley, CA 

2015 | Composing Chaos, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA 

2013 | Luminous Worlds, Art of the Spirit,  O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

2003 | Thomas Moser, San Francisco, CA

2001 | Eastern Shore Art Center,  Fairhope, AL

1996 | Strands Salon, New York, NY

1992 | Ragnarpers Gallery, Garsnas, SWEDEN

1992 | Musee de Montague, FRANCE

1992 | Joint Exhibition with sculptor Alexus Hubert

1990 | LOWE, The Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1990 | The Gallery At City Market, Savannah, GA

1989 | The World Market Enterprises Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 | SVMA Biennial 2009 Exhibition, The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

2002 | Stark Gallery, Orcas Island, WA

1997 | Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (Curator: Diane Marxe)

1996 | The National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

1995–1996 | Annual Combined Exhibition, The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1994–1995 | Spring Studio Gallery, New York, NY

1994 | Chateau de Vihiers, Vihiers, FRANCE

1992–1993 | Saint Pierre Montlimart, FRANCE

1989 | The Dekalb Council of the Arts Annual Exhibition, Georgia Artists '89, Atlanta, GA

1988 | The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

 

PUBLICATIONS  

2019 | Upturned Roots  Reflections on the California Droughts and Fires, video

2018 | Tracks and Echoes, San Francisco Magazine, DZINE Gallery, Jan 2018

2018 | Artists in Conversation, DZINE Gallery video production

2018 | Tracks and Echoes, Silicon Valley Magazine, DZINE Gallery Jan/Feb 2018

2015 | Featured artist, pg.80, C Magazine, Oct 2015

2010 | San Juan Sunflowers, oil on canvas, featured in The New Village School
    mini-documentary, producer, Natasha Giraudie

2001 | Mobile Register, Feb 2001, Mobile, AL, 

1997 | Dan’s Papers, Hampton’s, NY June and Nov 1997

1997 | Spring/Summer, 1997, Gallery Guide, NY, New York, NY

1987 | The Savannah College of Art and Design Magazine, Savannah, GA

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS

2001 | Best Short Animated Film, Cannes Film Festival, Assistant Camera, Mutant
    Aliens, created by Bill Plympton

1997 |  Winner of the Sundance Gallery's National Juried Figurative Painting Exhibition,
    Bridge Hampton, NY

1996 | Ernest and Helen Adams Scholarship, The National Academy Design, School of
    Fine Arts, New York, NY
1995 | Valerie Delacorte Scholarship, The National Academy of Design School of Fine
    Arts, NY

1995–1996 | Junis Allen Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
1994 | NAD Friends Scholarship, The National Academy Design, School of Fine Arts,
    New York, NY

1994 | Sponsored member of the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1986 | PSI CHI, Voted into The International Honor Society in Psychology         

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
1992 | Artist in Residence, Ragnarpers Residence and Artist Space, Garsnas,
    Skane, SWEDEN
 

VIDEOS AND PUBLIC SPEAKING

2018 | Artists in Conversation, Tracks and Echoes, Melissa Parhm  | Feb. 28, 2018, Rapt Productions, DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Videos produced for DZINE Gallery’s main website, social media, and artist’s page on DZINE  gallery’s website. 

2015 | Artist Roundtable, The O’Hanlon Center For the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

 

COLLECTIONS

Yoga of Sausalito, CA

Opalesce, Glen Ellen, CA 

Ragnarpers Gallery, Garsnas,Skane, SWEDEN

Private Collections

 

SCENIC PAINTING,  DESIGN AND MURALS

2019 | Illustrations for Prenatal Yoga Book

2017 | Assistant Set Dresser: Client: Sirio, China, location: Healdsburg, CA

2016 | Artist and Designer for a three-panel glass wall Installation and glass sink for a
    private home in San Francisco, CA

2016 | Artistic Collaborator, Early Earth Bean Bag Toss, California Academy of
    Sciences, San Francisco, CA

2015 | Artistic Collaborator,  Restoration of the Three Dolphin Mosaic for California
    Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA (On display in the Steinhart Aquarium)

2001 | Illustrator, “I’ll Have To Remember That,” written by Lester Hoel 

2000 | Assistant Camera: Oxberry Animation Operator for the animated feature created
    by Bill Plympton, Mutant Aliens. Director of Photography John Donnelly.  Winner
    Best Short Film, Cannes Film Festival, FRANCE

1999 | Fine Art and Decorative Painting, The Union Club, New York, NY

1998 | Storyboard Artist, NYC

          Letters From A Wayward Son, (feature), Directed by Randall Harris

          Donegal Patriots, (feature), directed by Sean Claffey

          Just and Honorable, (feature), directed by Vincent Stassiolo

          Commercial Pilots, directed by Franchesco Ghinni

1998 | Associate Producer, Wildhearts, (television pilot), Manor Film Productions,
    Executive Producers Wayne Chesler and Dawn Van Zan, New York, NY

1995-1998 | Scenic Artist, NYC

          Creative Engineering, NY, NY (various projects for television)

          ACME Productions, New York.NY

          Vouyer Productions, New York, NY

          Mougin Henry Productions, New York, NY

1990 | Restoration of the frescos,  Duomo di Otranto, Otranto, Italy

1994–1998 | Studio assistant, background painter,  and occasional model for Don
    Perlis, Manhattan, NY

1996 | The Painted Image Studio and Joseph Zeman Inc., New York, NY (faux finishes,
    murals, trompe l’oeil, and finishing)

1996 | Illustrator, The Adventures of Tommy & Tina The Termites, (Children’s book
    series), Dan Miller Design, New York, NY
DZINE GALLERY https://www.dzinegallery.com/melissa-parhm
FarmHouseUrban Home Store @farmhouseurban
 

EDUCATION

1990 | MFA, Illustration, Savannah College of Art and Design University, Savannah, GA
1987 | BA, Psychology, Furman University, Greenville, SC

 

POST GRADUATE STUDIES

2014–2019 | Painting and Drawing based on Goethe’s theory of color. Pigment making
    and sourcing in the tradition of Medieval art practices, Mill Valley, CA

2017–2018 | BACWTT | Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training, El Sobrante, CA 2001 | VANarts, Vancouver, BC: Summer intensive, classical animation
1997–1998 | New York University, New York, NY: filmmaking, acting, French
1997 | The Sculpture Center, New York, NY: Bronze casting and mold making
1995 –1996 | The National Academy Design School of Fine Arts, New York, NY: Figure
    drawing, painting, and sculpting
1991–1994 | Ecole Des Beaux Arts Albert Defois, Vihiers, FRANCE: Classical drawing
    and painting
1991 | The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY: Figure drawing and
    painting, anatomy
1990 | MUSA—School for Fresco Restoration: Restoration of the frescos in the Duomo
    di Otranto, Otranto, ITALY


 

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