Melissa Katherine
Art of Allowance Studio

Home Phone:  (828) 291-2082
Email:  artofallowance@yahoo.com
Website:  www.artofallowance.com

Education         

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC                                           1978-1981
     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, minor Communications Art
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC                                1976-1978
Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC                 1995-1999

Exhibitions (Selected Solo)

Louise Jones Brown Gallery, Durham, NC (with Steve Clarke)                 2010
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC                                          2009
Miriam Preston Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC                                              2009   
Duke University, Durham, NC                                                                  2000
Louise Gilbert Gallery, Statesville, NC                                                      1999
Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC                                                            1998
Wilkes Art Gallery, North Wilkesboro, NC                                               1998
Rachel Compton Gallery, Statesville, NC                                                  1998
Lenoir-Rhyne College Visual Arts Center, Hickory, NC                            1997
Rock School Art Gallery, Valdese, NC                                                      1997
Signature Art Gallery, Morganton, NC                                                     1996
Wellington B. Gray Gallery, ECU, Greenville, NC                                     1981

Exhibitions (Selected Group)

Terra Gallery, Columbus, OH                                                                   2010
Litmus Gallery, Raleigh, NC                                                                     2008
Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex, NC                                                       2008
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, Morganton, NC                     1995
N.C. Comm. College Exhibit, Raleigh, NC                                               1999
Rock School Art Gallery, Valdese, NC                                                      1996
Arts Council Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC                                                1999

Competitions

GMAAA Juried Show                                                                               2008   
FALC 14th Annual Juried Show (Award)                                                  2008
NationsBank Regional Comp., Lincolnton, NC (Award)                           1999
CVVAL Fall Competition, Hickory, NC (Award)                                      1999
Texas National 99, Nacogdoches, TX                                                       1999
27th Annual Competition for NC Artists, Fayetteville, NC                       1999
CVVAL Spring Competition, Hickory, NC (Award)                                  1998
Burke Kaleidoscope Competition, Morganton, NC (Award)                     1998
RSAF Open Competition, Valdese, NC (Award)                                       1998
Southeastern Spectrum, ’97, Winston-Salem, NC                                      1998
Burke Kaleidoscope Competition, Morganton, NC (Award)                     1998
Waterworks Regional Competition, Salisbury, NC                                     1997
NationsBank Competition, Statesville, NC (Award)                                  1997
RSAF Open Competition, Valdese, NC (Award)                                       1996
RSAF Open Competition, Valdese, NC (Award)                                       1995
CVVAL Fall Competition, Hickory, NC (Award)                                       1995

Permanent Collections        

Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC
Rock School Arts Foundation, Valdese, NC

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