Melodie Provenzano lives and works in New York City. After receiving her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1996, she freelanced for more than a decade painting window displays, showrooms and various commissioned projects for fashion companies including, Saks 5th Avenue, Donna Karan, Louis Vuitton, Ferragamo, Chanel and Hermes. At this time, she sharpened her drawing and painting skills while developing her fine art. Melodie has exhibited in group shows at The Brattleboro Museum, VT, The Chelsea Art Museum, NYC, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA and solo shows at Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, The University School of Nashville, TN, and Nancy Margolis Gallery, NYC. She has also written and recorded songs as "Connie Acher", releasing five LPs on Flipped Out Records and her most recent "For Giving" on UK label Golden Lab. 

Photo by David Harry Stewart

Photo by David Harry Stewart

Born in Hudson, NY, 1974


EDUCATION 

 

1996   


BFA Parsons School of Design


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

      

2015   


Stealth Peace, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, May 14 - June 20


2014   


Raw Ribbon, University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN, January 9 - February 10


2012   


Rock Center, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, November 15 - December 15 

           

Selected Work 2005-2011, 5th Avenue Windows of Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, October 5-12


2011   


Drawn Together: Melodie Provenzano & Philippe Simille, The Marketplace Gallery, Albany, NY, May 6-28


2010   


Melodie Provenzano & Rachel Hovnanian, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, December 11 - February 5

           

It’s My Birthday!, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, February 12 - March 8


2008   


Debutant, Lyons Wier Ortt Gallery, New York, NY, September 5 - October 4


2006   


Selected Paintings, Saks Fifth Avenue Windows, New York, NY, March 6-13


2005   


Resonance: Works by Melodie Provenzano and Richard Monge, Space Other, Boston, MA, September 10 - October 22


2004   


Paintings & Works on Paper, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, June 12 - September 6


2002   


33 Paintings by Melodie Provenzano, North Pointe Cultural Arts Center, Kinderhook, NY, October 23 - December 31


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018    


Outside the Lines, The Fourth Annual NAC Drawing Invitational, The National Arts Club, New York, NY, February 1 - 24


I Dare! Dare I?, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, January 11 - February 10


2017    


The Warmth of Winter, National Arts Club, New York, NY, December 19 - January 7

            

Gallery Artists: Pre-Christmas Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York. NY, December 1 - January 7


2016    


Small Works, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, February 18 - March 26


2015   


 Art for Tibet, Paddle8.com, New York, NY, December 7 - 21

            

Still Lifes: Perceptions of Inanimate Objects, Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery, Moberly, MO, October 1 - November 12

            

All Good, curated by James Frederic Rose, Guddahl Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, October 8 - November 8

            

Only 2.5 Hrs from GWB, curated by Pia Dehne, Hamden Inn and Orphic Gallery, NY, July 19 - August 29

            

Observations and Collections, Hatton Gallery at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February 6 - March 6

 

2014


Bingo!, Platform Gallery, Baltimore, MD, November 21 - December 14

 

Painting Now, Florence Quater Gallery at Southwest University of Visual Arts, Tucson, AZ November 8 - December 5

            

A Precious Few, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ, July 5 - August 3

            

Feel Life Summer Art Festival, Waterfall Mansion, New York, NY, June 12 - September 16 

            

Art for Tibet, Tibet House, New York, NY, May 15


2013   


Small & Large Packages, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN, December 5 - January 4

           

Nurture Art Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, October 28


KIAF/13 Korea International Art Fair, Eugene Gallery, Gangnam-gu Seoul , South Korea, October 3-7

           

Art Southampton, Lyons Wier Gallery, Southampton, NY, July 25-29

           

The Goddess, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, June 1-29

           

WAGMAG Benefit, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 21


2012   


Art Miami, Lyons Wier Gallery, Miami, FL, December 4-9

          

 Art for Tibet, Tibet House, New York, NY, December 1

          

 Nurture Art Benefit, Charles Bank Gallery, New York, NY, Nov. 4-5


 Dexterity, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, July 11 - August 11

          

 Graphomania, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, June 30 - July 21   

           

Fun in the Sun, The Highline Loft, New York, NY, May 10-19

           

Grey Full, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY, January 13 - February 11


2011  


 MATA Benefit: Original Artwork by Christian Marclay, Melodie Provenzano, and more…, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, October 18 

           

Nuture Art Benefit, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, October 11

           

Major Grey, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, July 30 - August 27

          

 24/7, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, June 16 - July 16,

           

Here & Now, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, January 8-29


2010   


Singles, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, June 12 - July 3

           

Still Life, Holly Farrell, Amy Mahnick, Melodie Provenzano, Todd Knopke, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, May 6 - June 30


2009   


PALMS, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

           

Another Damn Good Painting Show, Lyons Wier Galley, New York, NY, May 28 - June 28

           

Playing Around, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT, April 5 - July 26

           

Endless Summer Exhibition, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

           

Champagne & Baloney, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY, March 19 -April 18

           

Pulse NY, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY 


2008   


Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, June 26 - July 27


2006   


Art of the Word, Haven Arts, Bronx, New York, June 5-30


2005   


Summer Splendor - Donald Baechler, Richard Bosman, Louisa Chase, Morgan Cohen, Dennis Farber, Luis Flores, Kay Hwang, Melodie Provenzano, Ruth Root, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, July 12 - August 27


2004   


New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center, New York, NY, June 24 - July 30 

           

Works on Paper-Park Avenue Armory, Goya Contemporary, New York, NY, February 26-29

           

Palm Beach Contemporary, Goya Contemporary, Palm Beach ,FL, January 8-13


2003   


IFPDA Fair-Park Avenue Armory, Goya Contemporary, New York, NY, November 6-9

           

Summer Selection: Sally Egbert, Bernhard Hildenbrandt, Hermine Ford, Gail Deery, Robert Salazar, Louisa Chase and Melodie Provenzano, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD, July 31 - September 2

           

Scent, The Proposition, New York, NY, May 15

           

Works on Paper-Park Avenue Armory, Goya Contemporary, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY, February 27 - March 2

           

San Francisco International Art Expo-Fort Mason Center, Goya Contemporay, San Francisco, CA, January 17-20


2002   


No-Home Show, Eugenia Vargas Residence, Miami, FL

           

No Show, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

           

Art Palm Beach-International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches, Goya Contemporary, Palm Beach, FL, January 11-15

           

Art Miami-Miami Beach Convention Center, Goya Contemporary, Miami, FL, January 4-8


1998   


Absolut Secret, David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, December 16-19


1997   


You’ve Got a Hot Ass...the Revenge of L.H.O.O.Q., 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, October 6-17