SOLO, TWO & THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011 Trans-formations, Solo Exhibition, Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
Cessation, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, Colorado
Current works, Beacons Creative Community Space, Denver, Colorado
2010 Fragments: West+World, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
2009 Aberration-site, Solo Exhibition, CoLAB Projects, New Orleans, Louisiana
Art Alumni Exhibition, Eaton-Buchanon Gallery, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Brave New World, Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2006 Recent Work, Kittredge Art Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
Water-cast, Solo Exhibition, Ballard Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Treading Water, Solo Exhibition, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, Washington
2004 Chlorine Beach, LoRiver Arts Gallery, Beacon, New York
2003 Water-borne, Solo Exhibition, Fish Tank Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
Winners of CAW’s 2002 National Juried Exhibition, Creative Arts Workshop, New
2001 Backyard Beja'rat, Ferencsik Janos Zeneiskola, Balatonfured, Hungary
2000 Science Fair in the Museum of Art, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa
1999 Birthrights, Residency Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Generations 8, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
A Feminine Contemporary Sublime, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
Gallery Artists’ Fall Exhibit, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
2010 International Painting Exhibition, Lessedra Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
with/drawn: contemporary international drawing exhibition, The Drawing Room HU,
Works on Paper, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
2009 New American Paintings, 15 Year Anniversary Edition, Open Studios Press, Wellesley,
International Drawing Annual 4, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing
Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Spring Group Exhibition, Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, North Carolina.
Regina di Cuori, Primo Piano LivinGallery: Contemporary Art, Lecce, Italy.
Nature Mutations, Primo Piano LivinGallery: Contemporary Art, Lecce, Italy.
New Beginnings, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
2008 Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design, issue #13, 3x3 Publishing, New York,
New American Paintings, Western Edition #78, Open Studios Press,
Artists Wanted LLC, featured artist, http://www.artistswanted.org/featured.html,
Brooklyn, New York.
Perfect with Pixel, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio.
BIG SHOW, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
2007 Small Rays of Hope and Fragments of a Larger Idea, Rhonda Schaller Studio, New York,
Kunst 2007, International Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland.
Art Cologne, Palma de Mallorca, International Art Fair, Cologne, Germany.
Dreamscapes, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.
Kiaf 2007 – 6th Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea.
SELECTED – CONTINUED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006 Signals from/about- Central Europe II: Selected Works from the Balatonfüred/Csopak
Residencies 1996-2006, Keki Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
UnAmbiguous, ArtWorld Digest, exhibition in print, Brooklyn, New York.
2005 New American Paintings, Edition #61, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Intelligent Distribution: 10 Artists Respond to Technology, Sonoma State University,
Rohnert Park, CA.
Summer Salon Show 2005, Ballard Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
Winter Salon Show, LoRiver Arts Gallery, Beacon, New York.
2004 Blue Waters, Ballard Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
Muvészek Amerikából és Európából, Vizivarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
Aswoon Design and Art in the Yard, Open Studios, Susan Woods Studio, The Brooklyn
Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York.
2002 Iowa Artists 2002, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa.
Matter as Protagonist: A National Juried Exhibition, Creative Arts Workshop, New
Haven, Connecticut, Juror: Jessica Stockholder.
Midwest Ticket, Gallery 119, Chicago, Illinois.
MFA Exhibition 2002, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa.
2001 11 International Artists, residency traveling exhibition, Hungarian Multicultural Center
Zeneiskola, 2001, City Hall, 2001-02, Balatonfured, Hungary.
Bi-State Biennial Art Exhibition, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa.
2004 Laznia (Bathhouse) Center of Contemporary Art, two months, Gdansk, Poland.
2003 Yaddo, The Corporation of, five weeks, Saratoga Springs, New York.
2001 Hungarian Multicultural Center, one month, Balatonfured, Hungary.
1998 Kala Art Institute, seven months, Berkely, California.
2011 Young, Quentin. “A show for the eyes and mind”, Longmont Times-Call, (2011):
11 pars., 21 Jan. 2011 < http://www.timescall.com/print.asp?ID=24993>.
Isaac, Eric and Michael Keen. “Melissa Furness.” Untitled Art Show (no. 103). 2 Feb.
2011. The Colorado Property Management Group, Denver’s Art District on Santa
Fe, Studio 6 Coffee House, and Gallery Cuvée. 3 Feb. 2011.
2009 Open Studios Press. New American Paintings: 15 Year Anniversary Edition, Wellesley,
MA, Dec, 2009.
Manifest Creative Research Gallery. International Drawing Annual 4, Cincinnati, OH,
Sacqueguena, Dores. “Regina di Cuori”, exhibition catalogue, Lecce, Italy: Primo Piano
LivinGallery: Arte Contemporanea, 2009.
Petroni, Marco. “’Regina di cuori’, creativitá al femminile”, la Repubblica, Lecce, Italy,
April 9, 2009, Arte, bari XVIII.
Sacqueguena, Dores. “Nature Mutations”, exhibition catalogue, Lecce, Italy: Primo
Piano LivinGallery: Arte Contemporanea, 2009.
DelVecchio, Alessandra. “Le nuove facce della natura”, Qui Salento, Lecce, Italy, March,
2009, page 60.
2008 Kumar, Shaurya. “Perfect with Pixel”, exhibition catalogue, Bowling Green, Ohio:
3x3 Publishing. Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design, Issue #13,
New York, NY, Dec, 2008.
Open Studios Press. New American Paintings: Western Ed. #78, Wellesley,
Massachusetts, October, 2008.
2006 Cohen, David, ed. “unAmbiguous”, ArtWorld Digest, Brooklyn, New York, March 2006.
2005 Lombardi, Dominick. “REVEIWS; Dreaming Big: Artistic Visions for the County,” The
New York Times, February 27, 2005.
Open Studios Press. New American Paintings: West Coast Edition #61, Wellesley, MA,
2004 Edwards, Nicole. “Water weaves through theme of joint exhibition,” Poughkeepsie
Journal, Beacon, New York, July 9, 2004.
2003 Engelson, Andrew. “Visual Arts Pick: Northwest Annual,” Seattle Weekly, Seattle, WA,
Oct 22, 2003.
Birke, Judy. “Inside a Complicated World, Trying to Navigate,” New Haven Register,
New Haven, Connecticut, March 16, 2003. ARTS section, page E1 and E5.
2002 Worthen, Amy N., Intro. Iowa Artists 2002, Des Moines, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center,
Zimmer, William. “ART; When Humble Materials Interact,” The New York Times,
June 9, 2002.
Birke, Judy. “‘Matter as Protagonist,’ or not, at the Creative Arts Workshop,” New
Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticut, June 23, 2002. ARTS section, page E1
2002 MFA, Major: Painting [with Honors], Minor: Sculpture, University of Iowa, Iowa City.