Melissa Meyer


Melissa Meyer is a New York artist known for her gestural abstract expressionist paintings. Her
layered, calligraphic paintings are lively and reflect the atmosphere, music and freedom of her
surroundings from Chelsea to Yaddo. Melissa Meyer received both a BS and an MA from New
York University. Her lengthy exhibition history includes solo exhibitions at Lennon, Weinberg,
Inc., New York; Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York; Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio;
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York and Galerie Renee Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland.
She has
completed public commissions in New York, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Bishkek US Embassy in
Kyrgyzstan. Her work is included in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the
Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The
Jewish Museum and many other public and private collections across the United States. Meyer
was awarded a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and has received grants from
the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollock Krasner Foundation and a fellowship from the
Bogliasco Foundation. She is a frequent artist in residence at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New
York as well as at the Vermont Studio Center.

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Summer in the City I, 2018 Oil on canvas 80x60 in.