Curriculum Vitae

Melissa Patel

Born 1996, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Education:

2019

BFA, Drawing and Painting, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Group Exhibitions:

2020

"Re-Imagined" 4th Overzealous Juried Exhibition, Art Space Connect Gallery (Neilson Park Creative Center), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2020

You Are Here, The John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019

Daegu Art Fair (with Partial Gallery), EXCO (Deagu Exhibition & Convention Center), Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea

2019

Summer Emerging Artist Exhibition, Gallery1313, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019

Open Exhibition (Finalist), Art Room Gallery, Online Gallery

2019

Winter Showcase Artist Exhibition, Gallery1313, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019

Upstart Exhibition, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018

— 19

10th Annual Experiencing Perspectives Exhibition, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

2018

Look Inside Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018

Toronto Upstart Exhibition, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018

103rd Annual Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publications:

2020

Overzealous Fine Art Catalogue, page 29. 

2020

The 9th Annual Concordia University Undergraduate Art History Conference Catalogue, page 18 19. 

2019

Daegu Art Fair Catalogue, page 236. 

2019

Murze: Arts Magazine Issue Eight, page 30, 61. 

2019

Into The Void Magazine Issue 13, page 45 – 46.

https://intothevoidmagazine.com/article/interwoven-histories/

2018

10th Annual Experiencing Perspectives Exhibition Catalogue, page 214 – 215.

https://art.mbfs.com/exhibitions/mississauga/2018-19-mississauga/

2018

103rd Annual Gradate Exhibition Drawing & Painting Catalogue, 2018, page 136 – 137.

Collections:

Private Collection, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Private Collection, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada

Private Collection, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Private Collection, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Commissions:

2020

Private Commission, oil painting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019

Private Commission, oil painting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019

Private Commission, ink drawing, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada

2019

Private Commission, 4-panel acrylic painting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018

Private Commission, ink drawing, St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada

2016

Private Commission, ink drawing, Gulf Coast, Queensland, Australia

2011

Private Commission, oil painting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations:

“Memories of Migration,” Place Listening: Exploring Material Narratives, featured artist and panellist, Concordia Undergraduate Journal of Art History (CUJAH) 9th annual art history conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 4, 2020.

Media & Bibliography:

Interview with Partial Gallery, “Meet the Artist: Melissa Patel”, November 28, 2019.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-m6NkCgdlU

Kim Chang, “This Year’s Last International Art Market in Daegu, Daegu Art Fair 2019”, Asia Arts, November 12, 2019. http://m.asiaarts.net/view.php?ud=DK122232183362f6c6bd0e60_38

“The six notable artworks that will be at Daegu Art Fair 2019,” Partial Gallery, November 7, 2019. https://blog.partial.gallery/the-six-notable-artworks-that-will-be-at-daegu-art-fair-2019/ 

Affiliations & Memberships:

Partial Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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