Oil paintings by Melanie Daniel often portraits nature with a person or objects - often one object appear as pixel figures. Melanie Daniel often uses a soft and matte palette but with a pop of color.   1972 Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Lives and works in British Columbia, Canada   Solo Exhibitions 2023 (forthcoming) Mindy Solomon Gallery 2022 A Faint Earthly Breath, Galleri Christ...Read More
    Oil paintings by Melanie Daniel often portraits nature with a person or objects - often one object appear as pixel figures. Melanie Daniel often uses a soft and matte palette but with a pop of color.   1972 Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Lives and works in British Columbia, Canada   Solo Exhibitions 2023 (forthcoming) Mindy Solomon Gallery 2022 A Faint Earthly Breath, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen 2021 No Man’s Land, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NY 2020 Goin’ Where the Climate Suits My Clothes, Kelowna Art Gallery, British Columbia 2020 That Shape is My Shade, Grand Valley State University 2020 After the Flood, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami 2019 Only Four Degrees, GRAM Grand Rapids Art Museum 2018 Untitled Miami. Solo booth Chelouche Gallery. Late Bloomers, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NY 2016 Cabin Fever, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv. 2015 Piecemaker, Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, Venice Beach, LA 2014 Lotus Eaters, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NY  Raven and the Leftover Men, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv 2012 Echo Shield, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York Busted, Kelowna Art Gallery, British Columbia        2011 Captivity Tales, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York 2010 Evergreen, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv   Group Exhibitions 2022 Hospitality Suite, Mindy Solomon Gallery Curating - A Window Scrubber for the Moon, Asya Geisberg Gallery Transobjectional, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal Slika Gallery, Lyon Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia Paper, Beers Gallery, London 2021 New Works, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal Papier Art Fair, Montreal 2021 You Might Believe You’re There, Girls’ Club, Ft Lauderdale 2021 Ocean Gleaning, Baker Museum, Naples, Florida 2021 Future Fair, NY 2021 Fairyland, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami 2021 Extra! Extra!, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NY 2020 Group Show, Chelouche Gallery 2020  No Land, Beit Hankin Museum, Israel 2019 Oakland University Gallery Offering (curated by Melanie Daniel), Padnos Art Gallery, GVSU, Allendale Untitled Miami, Asya Geisberg Summertime‘19, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen Vortex, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv Arts Elysees, Paris 2018  "70/70/70" at the Bronfman Centre, Santa Barbara, Opens March 4 - May 8 Annual Winter Show, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen Untitled Miami, Asya Geisberg Gallery Exposition Collective, Galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon 2017 Arts Elysees, with Galerie des Tuiliers Recent Acquisitions for Permanent Collection - Ashdod Museum of Contemporary Art (January) 2017 Tel Aviv Museum of Art (March) 2016 Untitled, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv. Exquisite Porch, Morean Arts Center, St Petersburg, Florida. 2015 Art Brussels Fair, Represented by Chelouche Gallery. 2014 The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona., Girls' Club, Ft Lauderdale. 2013 TOTEM, Asya Geisberg Gallery, NY Mythographies, Yaffo Twenty Three, Jerusalem 2012 Untitled Art Fair, Miami Beach Terra Icognita, NARS Foundation for the International Artist Residency, NY 2011  NADA Art Fair, Miami Beach GLAAD Auction, The Metropolitan Pavilion, NY Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair, Asya Geisberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA      Terror: Artists Respond, Dershowitz Gallery at Industry City, Brooklyn The Woods are Lovely, Dark and Deep, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York Video Screenings 2009 Tattoo, KG45 Tel Aviv 2008 Jerome, Hazira, Jerusalem 2007 Jerome, Tungsten, Tel Aviv 2006 High Noon, Jerusalem Cinematheque  High Noon, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem  High Noon, Digital Art Center, Holon  2005 High Noon, 22nd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany  High Noon, Video Night without Video Art, Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv  Dove Song, International Film Festival, MONA, Detroit  2004 Dove Song, Rencontres Paris/Berlin International Film Festival, Halle de la Villette, Paris    Education  2004-2006 MFA, Bezalel, Tel Aviv / Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel  1995-1999 BFA, Fine Arts Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem,  1994-1995 Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec 1992-1993 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia 1991 External Studies in Italy via Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia 1989-1991 Okanagan University College, Kelowna, British Columbia   Teaching 2017-present Drawing, Papermaking, Painting, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2008-2011 Painting, Printing and Drawing, Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. 2008  Series of Lectures, Art History Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. 2009 Painting Lectures, Midrasha School of Art at Beit Berl Teachers Training College, Cfar Saba. 2010 Guest Speaker at The Center for Contemporary Art , Tel Aviv. 2000-2003 Private painting lessons. 1999 Digital Graphic Design and Typography, Ministry of Labour, Jerusalem. 1998 Drawing Courses,  Studio A, Jerusalem.      Awards and Grants 2017 to present  - Padnos Distinguished Visiting Artist/Professor at Grand Valley State University, Michigan 2012 NARS - New York Art Residency and Studio Foundation, NY Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant recipient New York Foundation for the Arts grant recipient 2010 Creative Capital, NYC 2009 Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Painter, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2006-2007 The Sharett Scholarship, America-Israel Cultural Foundation  2006 The Smith Academic Excellence Scholarship, History of Art  Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem  2001-2003 The Sharett Scholarship, America-Israel Cultural Foundation   Recent Events and Panels Evening with Melanie Daniel, Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence on Wednesday, March 28, at 6:00 PM. Richard M. DeVos Center, Rapids, Michigan. evening with Padnos Distinguished Visiting Artist: GVSU Pew Campus, Grand Rapids, March 2018. Panel on Painting, February 28, 2018.  Art Gallery of the Haas Center for Performing Arts Grand Valley State University   Selected Reviews and Publications Strandell, Mary Ann, Delicious Line, Melanie Daniel: Late Bloomers, June 19, 2018. Burns, Emily, MAAKE Magazine, Melanie Daniel Late Bloomers, June 18, 2018. Cascone, Sarah, ARTNET, Editors' Pick: 15 Art-World Attractions to Seek Out in New York This Week, May 14, 2018. Makowski, Matthew, GVSU News, Interview with Melanie Daniel, March 20, 2018. Roberts, Alison, Preview of 'Cabin Fever' in TelAvivian, April 15, 2016. Tzur, Ouzi, Melanie Daniel - Cabin Fever, Haaretz, May 20, 2016. Beilin, Lotte, Tel Aviv Art Spotlight: 'Cabin Fever' at Chelouche Gallery, Culture Trip June 16, 2016. Abrahams, Megan, Piecemaker - Melanie Daniel. ArtPulse, Issue 24, November 2015. Weinberg, Michelle.  "The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona", Schrift & Farbe Design Group, catalogue essay.  August 2015. Seed, John. Huffington Post - Melanie Daniel: 'Piecemaker' at Shulamit Gallery, Venice Beach, 15/31/2015. Rhinohornartists, MUST SEE Shows Edition,  June 10, 2015.  Carr, Chris., LA Art Party, June 1, 2015.  Garen, Brenton. Feature in LA's Yo Venice "Piecing Together Radically Different Cultures", May 15, 2015. Zucker, Adam. "Connecting Figures: New Humanism in Recent Figurative Painting", April 24, 2015. Shoub, Moran. Lady Globes, Melanie Daniel at Shulamit Gallery, April-May 2015.  Maidman, Daniel. Huffington Post, The Unclenched Jaw: Melanie Daniel's "Lotus Eaters' at Asya Geisberg Gallery, September, 15, 2014. New York Village Voice, Recommends Melanie Daniel's 'Lotus Eaters', September 2014. Artsy, Featured Show: Melanie Daniel's Lotus Eaters', September 2014. Artsy, Follow Friday: Emerging Practices Edition, "Five Emerging Galleries to Follow", August 2014. Maidman, Daniel. Poets and Artists, Celebration. 56th Issue, June 2014. Zur, Ouzi. Haaretz, January 31, 2104. Korpel, Hana. Meeting the Raven's Spirit,  Feb 1, 2014. Perrine. Forrest. Beautiful Decay, "Melanie Daniel's Apocalyptic Landscapes, October 18, 2012. Priegert, Portia. The Daily Courier, "Busted at KAG", April 17, 2012. CBC/Radio-Canada, "Busted: an Art Exhibit Examining Kelowna's Drug Scene", April 13, 2012. Hayes, Kelly. Kelowna Castanet, radio interview, "Busted: ALook at the Kelowna Drug Subculture Through Lens of Artist Melanie Daniel", April 10, 2012. Meyer, Ruth, The Artists Magazine, "The Hybrid Landscape of the Heart", March issue, pp. 50 2011. Omer, Mordechai, Evergreen, "Foreword", catalog essay, 2010. Reddy, Sammer, Newsweek, "New York's New Works", January 10, 2011.  Shapira, Sarit, Evergreen: "North of the South", catalogue essay. Sagi Refael, Evergreen: "Horror Vacui", catalogue essay. Matzkel, Yehudit, Disruptions: "Life in a Threatened Space", catalogue essay. Melzer, Gilead, Hamidrasha: "Feminism and Israeli Art", catalogue essay. Klein, Steven, Haaretz, "Weaving Memory and Environment, Canadian-Israeli Artist Turns Heads", August 2010.  Tal, Omer, At, "Ten Women who have Made Israel a Better Place", April 2010. Scholnik Berner, Hila, Haaretz, "Melanie Daniel : Much Memory, No Nostalgia", May 9, 2010. Armon Azoulai, Eli, Haaretz, "Daniel's Vision", June 18, 2009. Yahav, Galia, Time Out Tel Aviv," After Effect", July 16, 2009. Jones, Ronald, Frieze, "Melanie Daniel", November 29, 2007. Sloor, Susanna, Omkonst, "Det Frammande I Det Bekanta", November 21, 2007.  Sheffi, Smadar, Haaretz, "Is Restraint Fashionable? " , June 1, 2006. Tzur, Uzi, Haaretz, "Shutting One Eye", November 15, 2006. Avudi, Lili, Melabbes - Petah Tikva News, "War's Tent", November 27, 2006. Haoman 17, City Mouse Tel Aviv, "Melanie Daniel Talks about her Latest Show", June 2006. Goldfine, Gil, The Jerusalem Post, "The Less You Know", June 29, 2006. Sheffi, Smadar, Haaretz, "Painting is not Dead", August 5, 2005. Yahav, Yehuda, Yediot Aharonot, "Missing", April 6, 2006.  Griffin, Kevin, Vancouver Sun, "Probing Everyday Facades", October 21, 2004. Grewal, Preet, Grand Forks Gazette, "Trio Opens Exhibit at Gallery", September 10, 2003. Ronnen, Meir, Jerusalem Post, "Back to the Past", March 21, 2003.  Glenna, Turnbull, Kelowna Capital News, "Finding Calm in Established Roots", September 10th, 2003.  Souisa, Albert, Col Ha Ir, "Bomb Shelter City", March 7, 2003. LeSalle, Mike, Capital News, " Former OUC Student Comes Home to 'Pleasantvale' ", September 9, 2003.
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