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Mel Reese Studio

Brooklyn, NY
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About Mel Reese Studio

Melanie Reese is an artist and curator. She received her B.S. from Skidmore College in 2013 and an MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC in May 2017. Mel has had solo exhibitions at MILCON Gallery, R&D Studios, and Suzette LaValle in Brooklyn, NY. She has also shown in several selected group and juried exhibitions throughout the United States including All Kinds of Wonder and Connection at The Gallery at the Watershed in Eugene, Oregon; Post-Appreciation at the Diego Rivera Gallery at San Francisco Art Institute; Remember Me Offline at the Curator...Read More

Mel Reese Studio

Established in 20151stDibs seller since 2021

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Featured Pieces

"Body Abstraction no. 8", contemporary black & white abstract body painting
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

"Body Abstraction no. 16", contemporary yellow and b&w abstract body painting
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil Crayon, Canvas, Oil

"Body Abstraction no. 9", contemporary red abstract body painting
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"RV 3004", contemporary abstract minimal painting in spray paint on canvas
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Abstract minimal painting using a single color Carmine (red) spray paint to discuss the relationship of matte v. glossy relationships with color and light. I am an observational art...
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2010s Minimalist Abstract Paintings

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Spray Paint, Canvas

"Frozen Tracks in Snow", contemporary abstract landscape acrylic & crayon, paper
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An acrylic and caran d'ache abstract drawing of the moment in the season when it is so crips and quiet that your shoes make clear tracks frozen in the snow. This drawing was produce...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Crayon, Acrylic, Archival Paper

"Body Abstraction no. 11", contemporary pink & red abstract body painting
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Oil

"Body Abstraction no. 6", contemporary blue, red, & grey abstract body painting
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Oil

"Body Abstraction no. 1", contemporary red & yellow abstract painting of a body
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a piece from my "Body Abstraction" Series. It is a series I created during my MFA where I was interested in zooming in on the female body, my own body specifically, to focus ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Oil

"Icy Fog", contemporary abstract landscape, acrylic, crayon & spray on paper
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An acrylic, caran d'ache, and spray paint abstract drawing of that moment in winter when the air becomes so bitter cold that it almost seems to freeze around you. This drawing was p...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Crayon, Spray Paint, Acrylic, Archival Paper

"Snow Fence", contemporary abstract winter landscape, acrylic & spray on paper
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An acrylic and spray paint abstract drawing of that moment when the snow has just fallen and sticks to the colorful picket fences within town. Fresh and fluffy. This drawing was pro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Spray Paint, Acrylic, Archival Paper

"Red Leaves", contemporary abstract landscape, acrylic, crayon & spray on paper
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An acrylic, caran d'ache, and spray paint abstract drawing of those stubborn red leaves that never seem to fall and dance in the winter breeze. This drawing was produced during my N...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Spray Paint, Acrylic, Archival Paper, Oil Crayon

"Night Fog", contemporary abstract winter landscape acrylic & crayon on paper
By Mel Reese
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An acrylic and caran d'ache abstract drawing of the fog that roles in on those winter nights and hugs the landscape, encompassing everything. This drawing was produced during my Nov...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil Crayon, Acrylic, Archival Paper

More About Mel Reese Studio

Artist Mel Reese standing next to her painting "Gerard Point" in her Greenpoint studio.

Mel Reese's studio.

Some books of Mel Reese's favorite artists and artistic influences.

Another shot of Mel Reese studio.

Book shelf in Mel Reese's studio.

Install of "Gerard Point" in a room.

Install of "Icy Pond" in a room.

Install of "Dune Sunset" in a room.

Install of "Salt Marsh" in a room.

Install of "Night Walk I" in a room.