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Melanie Willhide

Melanie Willhide Biography

1975 Born in Manchester, CT

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Melanie Willhide Education

2002 MFA, Photography, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

1999 BFA, Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Melanie Willhide Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

The Disquieting Muses Again, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, NYC

2014

Henbane for Honey Bun, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012

to Adrian Rodriguez with Love, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Sleeping Beauties (The Box Under The Bed), Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

to Adrian Rodriguez with Love, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007

The Belt Of Venus, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

Sleeping Beauties (The Box Under The Bed), Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2000

The Augmented Sixth, AOV Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999

Q.H.Q.D (Each Hour, Every Day), The Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI

Melanie Willhide Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

8, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York, NY

2016

A Matter of Memory, Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY

Subject, Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA

The Real Thing, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

2015

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Ambitious, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Lay of the Land, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013

California Dreaming, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Suspended Disbelief, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

2010

A About Bauhaus Ham Neu Tues, Cardwell Jimmerson, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Mysterium, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Sleeping Beauties (The Box Under The Bed), SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2006

Dice Thrown (Will Never Annul Chance), Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

2003

Control, Edit, Delete, Kansas City Society Of Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO

2002

Homework, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY

Crush, The Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

Yale MFA Thesis Show, Yale School Of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Yale Photography M.F.A. 2004, Yale School Of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2001

Tweaked, Angel Orensanz Foundation Center For The Arts, New York, NY

Mimic, AOV Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000

Untitled: (Conjecture), SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

Yale MFA 2002, Yale University School Of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Q.H.Q.D. (Each Hour, Every Day), AOV Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999

The RISD Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

Q.H.Q.D. (Each Hour, Every Day), Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

1996

Melanie Willhide: Recent Work, New Space Gallery, Manchester, CT

1995

Melanie Willhide: Recent Work, New Space Gallery, Manchester, CT

Melanie Willhide Selected Bibliography

2016

Zelony-Mindell. “New Photo Exhibition Pushes the Boundaries of Femininity and Gender Roles.” Feature Shoot (Febrary 12, 2016).

Pauly, Adriana. “’The Real Thing’ Group Show with Juno Calypso, Natasha Caruana, Pixy Yijun Liao and Melanie Willhide at Flowers Gallery in NewYork.” Autre (February 4, 2016).

Frank, Priscilla. “Female Photographers Discuss the Real Anxieties of Being Women.” The Huffington Post (February 4, 2016).

Atallah, Lara. “Critics’ Picks.” Artforum (February 2016).

“Constructing and Deconstructing Romance.” PDN Photo of the Day (February 1, 2016).

“The Real Thing. Girl Power Exposition.” DNA Magazine (February 1, 2016).

Bruney, Gabrielle. “Female Photographers Tackle Gender Roles and Relationships.” The Creators Project (January 31, 2016).

“The Real Thing at Flowers Gallery.” Musée Magazine (January 30, 2016).

“5 Exhibitions to See in January.” aperture (January 2016).

“The 16 best exhibits we can’t wait to see in 2016.” TimeOut New York (January 2016).

2015

“pik#09.” piK photography magazine (Summer 2015).

2014

Zellen, Jody and Michael Shaw. “Continuing and Recommended.” ArtScene (October 2014). 

Rosenberg, David. “Hallucinatory Portraits That Rethink the Ways We Look at Women.” Slate Magazine: Behold (July 31, 2014).

Twentieth Anniversary Issue - Guest Editor: Vik Muniz. Blind Spot Magazine (Spring/Summer 2014).

2013

Rosenberg, David and Jordan G. Teicher. "Catching up with the Photographers Behind Behold's Most Popular Stories of 2013."
Slate Magazine: Behold
(December 31, 2013).

Durant, Mark Alice. "Melanie Willhide." Saint Lucy (February 2013).

Rosenberg, David. "The Computer Thief Who Made an Artist's Work Better: An Unlikely Tale." Slate Magazine: Behold
(January 9, 2013).

2012

Ruble, Casey. "Exhibition Review: Melanie Willhide at Von Lintel Gallery." Art in America (June/July 2012): 163-4.

"Portfolio: to Adrian Rodriguez with love." Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Culture Criticism, vol. 39, no. 6 (May/June 2012).

"Reviews in Brief New York: Melanie Willhide." Modern Painters (May 2012): 75.

"Goings on About Town: Melanie Willhide." The New Yorker (March 19, 2012): 12.

Hiemstra, Graham. "Melanie Willhide: The LA-based photographer talks about her latest show, 'To Adrian Rodriguez, with Love'."
Cool Hunting
(March 8, 2012).

"Profile: Melanie Willhide." New York Magazine (February 2012).

Pomerantz, James. "Melanie Willhide's Tribute to a Burglar." The New Yorker: Photo Booth (February 23, 2012).

2011

"Bryan Graf/Melanie Willhide." The New Yorker (July 11/18, 2011): 16.

Zellen, Jody. "Melanie Willhide: to Adrian Rodriguez with Love." Art Ltd. Magazine (July 2011).

Mizota, Sharon. "Art Review: Melanie Willhide at Kaycee Olsen Gallery." Los Angeles Times/Culture Monster (April 21, 2011).

2009

"Melanie Willhide: The Belt of Venus." FOIL_IANN Magazine, vol. 3: A Silent Paper (2009).

"Melanie Willhide." Photoworld Magazine (2009).

Labbe, Jason. Dear Photographer. New Haven: Phylum Press, 2009.

2008

Tramposch, Emma. "Past is an image we form in the present." Camerawork, vol. 35, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2008): 4-7.

"Melanie Willhide." Blindspot, no. 38 (October 2008).

2007

Lewis, Jacqulen. "Chelsea Shows for the Thanksgiving Table: Bellwether Gallery, Melanie Willhide, The Belt of Venus."
ArtInfo
(November 19, 2007).

2006

Smith, Roberta. "Dice Thrown (will Never Annul Chance)." The New York Times (November 3, 2006): E34.

Doran, Anne. "Dice Thrown." Time Out, no. 579 (November 2-8, 2006).

"Panliterary Awards." Drunken Boat (2006).

2003

American Photography 19 (2003), picture 75.

"Photo Realism: Seven Photographers Capture the Moments of Our Lives." Pitch Weekly (April 10, 2003): 23.

"Control, Escape, Delete." Review (February/March 2003): 27.

2002

"Exposure." V Magazine (January/February 2002): 46.

"Using Light to Touch and Transform." Boston Globe (February 9, 2002 ): 1.

2000

Photo Metro (April 2000): 4.

Camerawork (September 2000).

Melanie Willhide Lectures

2015

Guest Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Guest Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Melanie Willhide Public Collections and Commissions

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA

 

 

 

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