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ABOUT THIS PIECE

“Of The Light #2”
Melissa Staiger
Acrylic paint on panel
ITEM #: 038
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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Melissa Staiger (b.1978, Louisville, KY) earned a BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, MD; an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Staiger has had solo exhibitions at the Pratt Institute, SCPS Art Gallery, Kent Place Gallery in Summit, NJ, and Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. She has been included in exhibitions at The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Cementa Festival, Cuchfritos Gallery, Equity Gallery, Ground Floor Gallery, The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, The Painting Center, Renée Riccardo of Arena, Schema Projects, Stand 4 Gallery, Transmitter Gallery, Trestle Gallery, TSA, Ventana 244, Underdonk, and The Wassaic Project. The artist was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida, and attended The Wassaic Project Residency. She is a member of the American Abstract Artists. Staiger lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. During the 2020 pandemic, she co-created an online exhibition with artist Mike Childs.

 

Artist’s Instagram: @melissastaiger