Melissa Joseph (born 1980, Saint Marys, Pennsylvania) received her Master of Fine Arts from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA); Master of Arts in Teaching from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Bachelor of Arts from New York University (NYU). She has participated in residencies including Dieu Donné, Fountainhead, the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, the Museum of Arts and Design and upcoming at Greenwich House Pottery and Artpace San Antonio in 2024. She is a regular contributor to BOMB magazine.Read More
Solo exhibitions include Irish Exit, Margot Samel, New York, NY (2023); Conflicting Truths, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA (2023); Née, REGULARNORMAL, New York, NY (2021); 42nd Annual Wind Challenge Exhibition: Tharavadu, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA (2019); and Sisters Not Twins, Growlery, San Francisco, CA (2018).
Recent group exhibitions include: British Textile Biennial, Whitaker Museum, Lancashire, UK (2023); Maskenfreit, Margot Samel, NYC (2023); Genius Loci, Charles Moffett, NYC (2023); This Too Shall Pass, Venus Over Manhattan, NYC (2023); Hand over Hand: Textiles Today, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL (2023); Crisis of Image, Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington, Arlington, VA (2023); Feast of the Gods, AICON Contemporary, New York, NY (2022); Wonder Women, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA (2022); (De)Framing Identity, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT (2022); Felt Experience, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT (2022); Last Call, Bradley Ertaskiran, Montrea, Canada (2022); Hues, Hannah Traore Gallery, New York, NY (2022); Manufactured Narratives, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI (2022); Interval, Turn Gallery, New York, NY (2022); If Tomorrow Comes, Bravin Lee, New York, NY (2021); Hereditary, Swivel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2021); Illusions and Other Protective Spells, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (2021); Summer Summer, Ross + Kramer Gallery, East Hampton, NY (2021); Once Removed, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA (2021); and Diasporic Rhizome, South Asia Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL (2021) amongst others.