RICHARD MELVIN

                                                                                                                                 
EDUCATION:  
       
- Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA. MA Painting, 1989. MFA Sculpture, 1992.
- Robert Morris College, BS/BA, Management Major. Coraopolis, PA. 15108. 1980-84.   

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2015   
- ‘Terrains.’  Slippery Rock University.  Martha Gault Gallery. Mixed Media. (Solo)

2011-15
- “An Artist’s Journey into Parkinson’s”.  Documentary. Writer, Editor, Researcher.

2013   
- “Yinzers.” Feature Comedy Film Debut. Director, Editor.  Hollywood Theatre. Pittsburgh, PA.

2011   
- “Five Days of Art for Food.”  Pittsburgh, PA (2 Person Exhibition/Performance).

2010   
- “LILO5 – Bon Voyage.” Multi-media installation. Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo) 

2009-10
- "Painting Display.”  Caro Corporate Loft.  Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)
 
2008   
- “Pulse Mural: ‘Wall Cracks.” 330 3rd Street, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)  

2007-8
-  Automatism Painting Exhibition, Uzori Salon, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)
- “Painting Exhibition.”  Juno’s Coffee House, Pittsburgh, PA.  (Invitational)
- “Bold/Subtle International Online Juried Exhibition.”  
Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. (Juried)
- “9th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition.”  
              Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE. (Juried)
2007   
-  “Asphyxia.” Sculpture display.  Remedy, Pittsburgh, PA.  (Invitational)
Cork Factory Grand Opening Celebration, Painting display. Pittsburgh. (Invitational)

2006- 2007.
- “Painting Display.” - iServe Technologies, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)

2006 
- “ HOTHOUSE 06.” The Sprout Fund’s 4th annual showcase for the arts.
               Multi media display.  Pittsburgh, PA. (Group)

2006
- “Looking In, Looking Out.”  Three Rivers Arts Festival – The 4th River Project 
May Sterns Building, 922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo Installation/Performance.)

- “Painting Display” - Penn Garrison Apartments, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)
- “Painting Display” - Mark’s Grille & Catering, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)

2005-2006
- “Landscapes & Vistas.” 9 over 9th Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)

2005
-  “Splash.”  The Castleberry Gallery.  Atlanta, GA. (Group)
- “Landscapes”, Pangaea International Cuisine.  Atlanta, GA. (Solo)
- “Butler Bash Auction: To Benefit the family of artist Todd Butler.” 
Push, Push Theatre.  Decatur, GA. (Invitational)

2001-2005.
- “Art Papers Auction.”  Atlanta, GA.  (Group)

2003-5
- “The Art of Dining”. Aids Survival Project. Atlanta, GA. (Invitational)

2004
-  “9/11 Paintings”.  Pangaea International Cuisine.  Atlanta, GA. (Solo)

2002-4
- “Wall Pin-Up Show & Sale”. The Museum of Contemporary Art of GA. Atlanta. (Group)

2003
-  “THIRD YEAR ANNIVERSARY – Paintings, Photography Sculpture.”   
            MOMUS GALLERY. Atlanta, GA. (Group)
      - “Gallery Exhibition”.  MOMUS GALLERY.  (Invitational)

2002  
- “Gallery B2 Exhibition.”  Saltworks Gallery. Atlanta, GA.(Solo). 
                               
2001
- “Stripe Paintings.”  Outwrite Bookstore & Coffee House.  Atlanta, GA. (Solo)

2000
- “Sequential Rhythms.”  Gallery 1150.  Atlanta, GA.  (Group)
- “AIA – Architects Institute of America.”  Architects Foundation of GA.  Atlanta, GA.  (Group)

 1999-2000
-  “AIDS Education & Services for Minorities.”  Art Auction.  Atlanta, GA.  (Group)
 
1999
- “Four Atlanta Painters.”  Eastern Shore Art Center.  Fairhope, AL. (Invitational)
-  “Nexus Biennial. “ Nexus Contemporary Art Center.  Atlanta, GA. (Juried)

1998
- “Front Cover Illustration.”  The American Record Guide.  July/Aug.   Cincinnati, OH.
- “Numinous.”  Bender Fine Arts.  Atlanta, GA.  (Invitational)

 

1994 – 1997
- “ARTCARE Art Auction.” Swishotel.  Atlanta, GA.  (Juried)

1997
- “Voyage for a Common Cause.”  Positive Impact Inc.  Atlanta. (Juried)
- “Atmosphere.”  The Telephone Factory.  Atlanta. (Invitational)
- “Richard Melvin.”  Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Atlanta. (Solo)
- “Richard Melvin.”  Art With An Attitude Gallery. Atlanta. (Solo)

1996
- Juried.  “Birmingham Aids Outreach Art Auction.”  Birmingham, Alabama.
- Group) “Kingmaster Video.”   IMAGE Film and Video Center.  Atlanta.

1995
- “Dark Humor. “ Plan B Gallery.  Memphis, TN. (Juried)
-  “P-ART-Y.”  White Provisions Company. Atlanta. (Invitational)
-  “Self Image.” 800 East Gallery.  Atlanta. (Invitational)
-  “Confessions, A Taboo Show.”  Atlanta College of Art.  (Juried)
-  “200 x 200.”  New Visions Gallery.  Atlanta. (Invitational)

1993
- “Richard Melvin – Bronze Figurines.”  Museum Services Limited.  Atlanta. (Solo)
- “Gallerie Artists.”  Chassie Post Gallery.  Atlanta. (Group)
 
1992.
-  “Masters of Fine Artists Thesis Show.”  Edinboro University. (Solo) 
-  “Erie Art Exposition.”  Erie Art Center.  Erie, PA. (Juried)

1987-1992
-  “Edinboro Student Show.”  Edinboro University.  (Juried)

1991
-  “Art as Politics.”  Chautauqua Club Gallery.  Chautauqua, NY. (Invitational)
-  “Salon des Refuses – The Gulf War”.  Edinboro University. (Invitational)
-  “October Evenings.”  Meadville Council for the Arts Gallery. (Juried)

1989
-  “Painting Exhibit.”  Russel Ray Zapella Investment Banking Firm. Pittsburgh, PA. (Solo)
- “Masters of Arts Thesis Exhibition.”  Bates Gallery.  Edinboro University.  (Solo)

1987
- “Experiments.  Bates Gallery.  Edinboro University of PA.  (Solo)
-  “Student Exchange Show.”  Philadelphia College of the Arts.  (Group)
-  “Magnetic Sculpture Display.”  Eriez Magnetics Corporation.  Erie, PA. (Invitational)
- Group Exhibition. “Celebration Art Show.”  Edinboro University of PA.  (Juried)

AWARDS

Sculpture Award.”  Edinboro University Student Show.  1992.
Painting Award.”  Edinboro University Student Show.  1991.
Juror’s Award for Painting”.  Wilkins Township Arts Festival.  Pittsburgh, PA. 1988.