Melanie Schiff

b. 1977 Chicago, Illinois
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Run, Falls, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Sarah Conaway and Melanie Schiff, Taka Ishii Gallery Modern, Tokyo, Japan

2013
The stars are not wanted now, CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

2012
The stars are not wanted now, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL (Catalogue)
Sun Land, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO

2010
Spider, Kavi Gupta, Berlin, Germany
Photographic, Anne Collier & Melanie Schiff, curated by Chris Cook, Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas

2009
Stones, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
The Mirror, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO, Chicago, IL
Mirror and Mastodon, Horton & Co, New York, NY

2007
UBS 12×12: New Artists/New Work: Melanie Schiff, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Water Birth, Galerie Haus Schneider, Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe, Germany

2006
Underwater Photographer, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO, Chicago, IL

2004
New Photographs, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibiitons

2014
Gallery Artists, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Trains, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hindsight, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
Lens Drawings, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
To Pack and Wear, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Fridge, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Erin Foley with Control Room
Black Rabbit, White Hole, Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, Ca. Curated by Amy Thoner

2011
GREATER LA, 483 Broadway, curated by Benjamin Godsill, New York, NY
Mouthing (The Sentient Limb), Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL. Curated by Kelly Kaczynski
STATUS: Somewhere Between Position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

2010
Framed, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Pivot Points IV, Miami MOCA, Miami, Florida
Kurt, curated by Michael Darling, Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
Somewhere On A Desert Highway, JK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Yael Lipschultz

2009
Between Spaces, P.S.1 MOMA, New York, NY
Elements of Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Klat+Melanie Schiff+Hsia-Fei Chang, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
Location, Danziger Projects, New York, NY
Harsh Terrain, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
Perfect Square, Joan and Robert Feitler Gallery for Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

2008
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Foreclosed, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
Unknown Pleasures, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
All my favorite singers couldn’t sing, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Shadows Don’t Cast Shadows, Anne Collier, Roe Ethridge, Annette Kelm, Eileen Quinlan and Melanie Schiff. Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany
In Repose (from the collection of Debra and Dennis Scholl), The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL ;traveling to Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal
Hard Rain, Kavi Gupta, Berlin, Germany
Recent Acquisitions: Focus on Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Too Strong to Stop, Too Sweet to Lose, Cohan and Leslie, New York, NY

2007
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, curated by Dominic Molon, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Spring Break 2007, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL
Frownland, Tony Tasset solo show, collaboration photo w/ Tony Tasset, VONZWECK, Chicago, IL
Selected Works, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
The Dams 2, Galeria Jose Pepin Mendez at the University of Sagrado Corazon, Puerto Rico. Curated by Pedro Velez.
Out of the Blue, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA
Girl on Guy, Columbia College, A & D Gallery, Chicago, IL
This is Not a Self-Portrait, SAIC Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

2006
Ballroom Blitz, James Hotel Mixart exhibit, James Hotel, curated by Dominic Molon Chicago, IL
Volta, Kavi Gupta, Basel, Switzerland

2005
Autonomy, Foxy Production, curated by Sterling Ruby, New York, NY
Into the Woods, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sitting, Standing, Reclining II, Modern Culture, New York, NY
Exploding Plastic Inevitable, curated by Simon Watson, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
Stilled Life, Placemaker Gallery, curated by Brian Sholis, Miami, Florida

2004
Sitting, Standing, Reclining, Modern Culture, New York, NY
Kristen + Melanie, Suitable Gallery, Chicago, IL
Explosions, PAC/edge Performance Festival, Chicago, IL. Curated by Heather Hubbs and Lorelei Stewart

2003
Designs for Modern Living, Curated by Lorelei Stewart, Chicago, IL
Result Tape, KDP, Chicago, IL
Push Pin Project, Deluxe Projects, Chicago, IL
Tainted Love, Unit B Gallery, Chicago, IL
At the Edge, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2002
Here and Now, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL (catalog)
Revolutions Per Minute, Gallery 400 UIC, Chicago, IL
Use Your Illusion, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Show, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Room for Revolution, Deluxe Projects, Chicago, IL
The Stray-Show, Destroyer Inc, Chicago, IL

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