Melody Saraniti

 

Education:

MFA School of the Art Institute Chicago. Chicago, IL. 2009.

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Kent State University. Kent, OH.

 

 

Group and Solo Exhibitions:

*solo shows marked with an asterisk

 

2012  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL “Front and Center”
2011  *Gallery 175, Chicago, IL. “Altered Alterations” Curated by Sarah Krepp

2011  “Geometrically Speaking II” River View Lofts, Chicago IL. *Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, IL. “New Abstraction”

2010  Noyse Cultural Center, Evanston, IL. “New Noyse”
2010  School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL. “MFA Exhibition”
2009  Gallery X, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL. “A Hirsute Affair”

2008  *School of The Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL. Project for “The Wall” Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group Exhibition “15 Years”

2008  *Thomas Moser Cabinetmakers, Featured Artist, Chicago, IL. Montserrat Art Gallery, Watertown, MA. “Frame 301”

2007  *Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, IL. “Passage”
2006  Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL. National Juried Exhibition “Aha! Epiphanies & Breakthroughs”

2006  Art Chicago, Exposition of International Galleries; Thomas Masters Gallery.

2006  Rockaway Artist Alliance, Fort Tilden, N.Y. National Juried Exhibition “Paper Trail”

2006  Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Nassau, NJ. National Juried Exhibition “Making the Cut”

2006  Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group Exhibition “Blue Period”

2002  Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL “New Talent 2”
2001  ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL. National Juried Exhibition “National 1”

2000  ARC Gallery, Regional Juried Exhibition “Regional V11” Chicago, IL.

2000  Pilsen East Gallery. Chicago, IL. “Melody Saraniti and Valerie Hagarty”

 

 

Awards and Honors:

2013  South Logan Arts Coalition Artist in Residence. Chicago, IL 

2012 C.A.A.P. Individual Artist Grant, City of Chicago Depart. of Cultural Affairs.

2008 Jaharis Scholarship SAIC, Chicago
2007 Vermont Studio Center Artist in Residency- Johnston, VT.
2006 Juror’s award, Aha! Epiphanies & Breakthroughs, Union St. Gallery, Chicago Heights IL.

2006 C.A.A.P. Individual Artist Grant, City of Chicago Depart. of Cultural Affairs.

2001 C.A.A.P. Individual Artist Grant, City of Chicago Depart. of Cultural Affairs.

2000 C.A.A.P. Individual Artist Grant, City of Chicago Depart. of Cultural Affairs.

2000 Oxbow Professional Artist Residency- Saugatuck, MI. 

 

Press and Video Features:

2013  Sixty Inches From Center, Video of “Gravitational Pull” at Design Cloud by CG project.

2013  Art Ltd Magazine, Feb/March 2013 Issue. Review “Drips + Grids” by Robin Dluzen.

2011  Gozamos.com. Interview for “Altered Alterations” at Gallery 175 by Corey Nuffer