Melissa Gordon

Born 1981 in Boston, MA, USA 
Lives and works in Brussels 

BFA Painting/Printmaking, RISD, Providence RI 
Cooper Union School of Art, New York, USA
Post-Graduate Fine Art Participant, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

Cove Park, International Artist in Residence, Cove, Scotland, GB
Artist in Residence, Spike Print and Spike Island, Bristol, GB
Artist in Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA 
WIELS Contemporary Art Center, Artist in Residence, Brussels, B 
ABN AMRO Kunstprijs, The Netherlands 
Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst, The Netherlands
The Florence-Leif Peers Grant for Painters, RISD, Providence, USA 

Shits and Giggles, Deweer Gallery, Ottegem, BE
Painting Behind Itself, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
Derivative Value, Overbeck Gesellschaft, Lübeck, D (Cat.)
Routine Pleasures, The Vleeshal, Middleburg, NL (Cat.)
The Gesture is a Joke, Deweer Gallery, Ottegem, BE
Fallible Space, Liverpool, The Bluecoat, UK 
Mimetic Pleasures, BOESKY EAST, New York, USA
Confusion Condition, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D 
ZOOOOOM, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
Modern Surfaces, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, B
Material Evidence, Spike Island, Bristol, UK (Cat.)
Blow Up Modernists, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf, D
Specific Collisions, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Structures for Viewing, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Collisions (with Jessica Wiesner), Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
A Lonely Crowd, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
Two-Dimensional Men, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Dirty Tricks of an Age of Moral Turpitude, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
War of the Ghosts, Galerie Juliette Jongma Amsterdam, NL
Exquisite Corps, Ancient and Modern, London, UK
ABN AMRO Kunstprijs, ABN AMRO, Amsterdam, NL (Cat.)
The Only Man in There, Galerie Michael Cosar, Düsseldorf, D (Cat.)
Genealogies Part I, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL (Cat.)
What you can't see could kill you, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL (Cat.)

The Mechanics of Fluids, curated by Melissa Gordon, Boesky Gallery New York, NY
This is the Gallery and the Gallery is Many Things, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
The Merry-Go-Around, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Collector’s Room #18: Out of Time - In Search of Stillness, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Something Stronger Than Me, WIELS, Brussels, Belgium
The Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art, Kunsthal, Oslo, Norway
Salon Hang, Kunstverein Amsterdam, NL
Modern Talk, Günther Förg / Melissa Gordon, Thomas Kratz & George Little, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, B
as it seems, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
WE (Not I), Artists Space, New York, USA
WE (Not I), South London Gallery, GB
Salon Hang, Kunstverein Amsterdam, NL
Making Sense, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
Machelen-aan-de-Leie, Belgium, Roger Raveelmuseum, Biennale van der Schilderkunst
Residency Exhibition, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, WIELS, Brussels, B
Specific Collisions, Marianne Boesky Uptown Gallery, New York, USA
Yellowing the Lunar Conciousness, Galleria Massimodeluca, Venice, IT
… beyond painting, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
Drop Out, S1, Sheffield, UK
Art & Press, ZKM Karlsruhe, D
Re-Opening, Deweer Gallery, Ottigem, B
Sieben Blicke, Sammlung Philara im Kunstverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, D
Fact Mystic, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
Lost in Translation, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL
The Parallax Curtain, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
with Emily Musgrave and Jessica Warboys
Art & Press, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin , D
Art in the Parking Space, LAX Art, Los Angeles, USA
Ethical Mop, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
No Comment, LABOUR launch and performance, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
Future Forward, The Temporary Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
5x5, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, S
Group Velocity, Märkisches Museum Witten, D
Specific Collisions, curated by Melissa Gordon, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
with Germaine Kruip, Camilla Løw, Rita McBride, Willem Oorebeek, Lisa Oppenheim,
Dexter Sinister, Marien Schouten, Mungo Thomson, Jessica Wiesner
Madame Realism, Marres, Maastricht, NL
Monumentalism: History and National Identity in Modern Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, D
Melissa Gordon und Jen Ray, Philara Collection, Düsseldorf, D
Lush Life, Scaramouche Gallery, New York, USA
The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Precarity and the Butter Tower, curated by Jackie Gendel & Tom McGrath, CTRL Gallery, Houston, USA
Paying A Visit to Mary, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CN, USA
AIR Biennale, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN, USA
All Cretans Are Liars, Said the Cretan’, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
Mental Puberty, STORE Gallery, London, UK
Rebell, Art and Feminsm 1969-2009, MMKA, Arnhem, NL
True Lies, Kunsthaus Essen, D
Privat - Wuppertaler Sammler der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal, D
I Love the BeNELux, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, USA
Prague Triennale, National Gallery, Prague, CZ
Something and Something Else, Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo, NL
DUMA, Wiels Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, B
Black Bile, Red Humour, b05 Art and Design Center, Montabaur, D
Early Bird, Kunstverein Dorsten, D
Melancholie, b-05 Kunst- und Designzentrum, Montabaur, D
Dealing with Reality, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnheim, NL
Ballet Mecanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
Painted Objects, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA
Compilation III, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, D
Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, D
Lost & Found, Shedhalle, Zürich, CH
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires’, Ancient and Modern, London, UK
Wild At Heart, De Atliers, Amsterdam, NL
Pictorial Research, art agents gallery, Hamburg, D
Things we have seen in Holland, Kravets Wehby, New York, USA
GEM, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Den Haag, NL
Terra non Firma, Howard House Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
Voices, Rotermann's Salt Storage Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn, EST
Everything World, Kravets Wehby, New York, USA
Mars on Earth, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
86, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
Senior Painting Show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, USA
Risk, Red Door Gallery, Providence, USA
Our Friends, Our Foes, Benson Gallery, Providence, USA
Cash in on Your Fashion Passion, Firehouse 5, Providence, USA
Movies with Live Soundtracks, Cable Car Cinema,Providence, USA
End of the Year Invitational, Cooper Union, New York, USA