Melissa Oresky makes work in painting and collage, with a particular interest in landscape as a space that bridges painting, lived experience, environmental consciousness, and speculation. She has been exhibiting for twenty years, in cities throughout the United States, as well as in Germany; New Zealand; and South Korea.
361.001Studio Practice and Critique
461.001Studio Practice and Critique
444.005Studio Work: Painting
318.002Topics in Painting
418.001Topics in Painting
104.001Visual Thinking: Drawing Fundamentals
104.002Visual Thinking: Drawing Fundamentals
The University of Illinois at Chicago
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
University Creative Activity Award
Illinois State University
Individual Artist Fellowship
Illinois Arts Council
“Composting in the herbarium” (co-authored with Melissa Oresky), Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture (Autumn 2020) issue 52, pgs. 156-172.