melissa kretschmer

biography

1962 Born in Santa Monica, California, USA

Lives and works in New York, USA

Education:

1988   Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; MFA

1986   Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; BFA

    

    

Solo Exhibitions


2015

  • Konrad Fischer Galerie , Berlin




2014
  • Drawing Room, Hamburg, Germany
  • Giacomo Guidi Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy




2009

  • Online Project Room. Dinter Fine Arts, New York, NY



2008 

  • Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  • Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
  • Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Galeria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy

 



2007

  • Lesley Heller, New York, New York
  • Plane Series, Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills, California

 



2004

  • Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France       

 



2003 

  • Geukens & De Vil, Knokke, Belgium
  • Kunst-Station, Sankt Peter, Köln, Germany

 



2002

  • ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Stark Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland

 



2001 

  • Boulder Museum of Art, Boulder, Colorado



2000 

  • Galerie Cramer, Bonn, Germany
  • Galerie Frank, Paris, France
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland

 



1999 

  • Westenburg, Marfa, Texas

 



1998

  • Caledonian Hall, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Trans Hudson, New York
  • Vitrisitu, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland



1996 

  • AMO Gallery, Los Angeles, California



1994

  • Fulcrum, New York
  • Littlejohn/Sternau, New York



1993

  • Julian Pretto, New York
  • Julian Pretto, New York



1992 

  • Julian Pretto, New York



1990 

  • Between Engagements, Anne Plumb, New York

 

 

Group Exhibitions


2015


  • Melissa Kretschmer & Russell Maltz, Minus Space, Brooklyn
  • Govern the Case: The Work in its Making From the Sixties to the Present Days, Pinacoteca Comunale, Città di Castello




2014

  • Small is Beautiful, Drawing Room, Hamburg, Germany




2013

  • Julian Pretto Gallery , Minus Space, Brooklyn




2011

  • Personal Structures: Space - Time - Existence, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy




2009

  • Anti Icon, Eaton Fine Arts. Inc., West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 25 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland 




2008

  • One More, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Winter Salon on Paper, Björn Ressle Fina Arts, New York, NY
  • One More, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln, Germany

 



2007

  • LeWitt x 2, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
  • Summertime, Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
  • Turtle, Nuäns Ausstellungsraum, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • The Eclectic Eye: Pop and Illusion, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 21 Years, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
  • One, Bjorn Ressle Fine Arts, New York, New York

 



2006 

  • Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, New York
  • Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Galeria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
  • Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
  • Turtle, Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England
  • Small Works-Petit Formats, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Dedica: 1986 - 2006 Twenty Years of the Alfonso Artiaco Gallery, Palazzo della Arti Napoli, Naples,         Italy
  • Peep Show, Rule Gallery, Denver, Colorado

     



2005 

  • Galerie 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy
  • Glass, Seriously, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, New York

 



2004

  • Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Armored, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, New York
  • Election, American Fine Arts, New York
  • ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills, California

 



2003 

  • Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Selections From The LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
  • Minimalism And More: Contemporary Art From The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California



2002

  • Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • ACE Gallery, New York
  • Ready-Made Color, Galerie Corinne Caminade, Paris, France

 



2001

  • Gamel Fraser, Mendocino, California
  • Geukens & De Vil, Knokke, Belgium



2000 

  • Transparency, Translucency, Opacity, Galerie Frank, Paris, France
  • Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, Colorado



1999

  • Galerie Frank, Paris, France
  • Transparent Façade, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
  • Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver, Colorado

 



1998

  • Art Miami '98, special projects installation, Miami Beach, Florida
  • Vision Festival, Orenzans Arts Center, New York
  • Foot Falls, Greenport, Long Island, New York
  • Transparent Façade, The Work Space Gallery, New York
  • Voix, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France

 



1997

  • The Whole World In A Small Painting, II, Trans Hudson, New York
  • Art Auction 6, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California
  • Bachofner, Santa Monica, California
  • CIAP (Vereniging voor culturele informatie en actueel pretenkabinet), Hasselt, Belgium

 



1996

  • In Small Dimensions, Andre Zarre, New York
  • AMO Gallery, Gramercy International, Los Angeles, California
  • Epitaphs, Edward Thorp, New York
  • Recent Acquisitions: The Collection Of Julian Pretto, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Formal Abstraction, Bachofner, Santa Monica, California
  • Image/After Image, The Work Space Gallery, New York
  • Erik Satie, Robert Smithson, Melissa Kretschmer, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Trans Hudson, Jersey City, New Jersey

 



1995 

  • Material Abuse, Trans Hudson, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Julian's Show II, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York
  • The Whole World In A Small Painting, Trans Hudson, Jersey City, New Jersey

 



1994 

  • Five Abstract Artists, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York
  • New Recruits, In Collaboration, Santa Monica, California
  • Beyond Virtual, Back To Actual, Fulcrum, New York
  • Faith, Fetish, Spirit, Westenburg, Great Barrington, Massachusetts



1993 

  • Inaugural Exhibition, TennisportArts, Long Island City, New York
  • Contemporary Drawings, Part II, ARENA, New York
  • Works On Paper, Julian Pretto, New York
  • Beyond Paint, Tibor de Nagy, New York
  • Silent Echoes, TennisportArts, Long Island City, New York
  • Jours Tranquilles à Clichy, TennisportArts, Long Island City, New York
  • Jours Tranquilles à Clichy, Paolo Goyannes, Paris, France
  • BOMB magazine benefit exhibition, Fawbush, New York

 



1992 

  • Small Works, Julian Pretto, New York
  • Rumored Paintings, Anne Plumb, New York
  • Slow Art, PS1 Museum, Long Island City, New York
  • ARENA, New York

 



1991

  • Surface Issues, Stephen Haller, New York
  • Abstract Painting: Process And Materials, Ben Shahn Gallery, Paterson College, Wayne, New Jersey
  • Constructed Black Paintings, Julian Pretto, New York

 



1990

  • New Talent, Julian Pretto, New York

 



1988

  • Out Of Order, Anne Plumb, New York

 

 

Public Collections:  

    

  • Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Alianz, Berlin, Germany
  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • FNAC, Paris, France
  • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

  

Private Collections:

    

  • The LeWitt Collection, Connecticut
  • Werner Kramarsky, New York
  • Milton Brutten, New York
  • Michael and Amy Chapman, California
  • Jim and Marisal Higgins, Florida
  • Donna and Bruce Polichar, California
  • Dr. Jan Quaegebeur, New York
  • Dr. Richard Hertz, California
  • Ivana de Gavardie, France
  • Stan Gaz and Garet Fraser-Gamel, New York
  • Brian and Rosie Panich, California
  • Daisy Symons, Belgium
  • Michel Bernheim, Switzerland
  • Bertrand Lefebvre, France
  • Marlis Gericke, Germany
  • Pier Luigi Pero, Italy
  • Jim Goldstein, California
  • Ruth and Hermann Bachofner, California
  • Valentina Pero, Italy
  • Giuseppe Pero, Italy
  • John Long, California
  • Aaron Hsu, New York
  • Vernon Faulconer, Texas
  • Ben Bourgeois, California
  • Dr. Leslie Levine, California
  • Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, California
  • Machteld Schrameyer and Johan Westenburg, Kentucky
  • Michael Straus, Alabama

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