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Melissa Meyer
American Abstract Expressionist Artist Melissa Meyer Oil Painting Flaming Heart

1982

$5,500

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MELISSA MEYER (American, b. 1946), ''Bleeding Heart'', 1982, Oil and wax (encaustic) on canvas, Signed to canvas verso. Canvas 39-1/4''h, 31-3/4''w. Melissa Meyer (born May 4, 1946) is an American artist and painter. The Wall Street Journal has referred to her as a "lighthearted Abstract Expressionist". She works in various formats, large abstract paintings, watercolors, prints, monotype, monoprint and drawings made up of fields of gestures. Selected solo shows: Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, NY; List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA; New York Studio School, New York, NY; Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH. Selected Group shows: “The Maslow Collection: Context and Content”, The Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art, Scranton, PA; “Summer Reverie Invitational,” William Siegel Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.; "One of a Kind; Monoprints, Monotypes", The Gallery, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY. Awards and Grants: two National Endowment for the Arts grants, two New York Foundation for the Arts grants , Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome, Yaddo Residency Grants. She is known for her calligraphic abstract paintings. Born on May 4, 1946 in Bronx, NY, she received both her BS and MA from New York University, where she came under the influence of Helen Frankenthaler. With her first solo exhibition taking place in 1976, over the decades that followed her paintings have been written about by a number of artists, including Stephen Westfall and Robert Storr. Meyer continues to live and work in New York, NY. Meyer received a fellowship at the American Academy in Rome in 1980, two National Endowment for the Arts grants (1983, 1993), the National Academy 183rd Invitational Eric Isenburger Annual Award (2008) and a Jackson Pollock - Lee Krasner Foundation Grant (2009). In the late 1970s Meyer and Miriam Schapiro collaborated on a Heresies article entitled Femmage. In 1997 her sketchbooks were published in facsimile by the Mezzanine Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2001-2002, she completed two large lobby murals for the Shiodome City Center, designed by Roche-Dinkeloo and Associates, in the Minato district of Tokyo. Joyce Kozloff, Joan Snyder and Melissa Meyers worked together on Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics, a journal produced between 1977 and 1992. Melissa Meyer's paintings and works on paper are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, The Jewish Museum, The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and The National Academy Museum. Meyer teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

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  • Creator
    Melissa Meyer (1947, American)
  • Creation Year
    1982
  • Dimensions
    Height: 41 in. (104.14 cm)Width: 34 in. (86.36 cm)
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  • Condition
    Please see photos. minor wear commensurate with age and technique.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3828197712

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