2000 Masters of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Athens
1995 Bachelor of Arts, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
2010 The Eula Project, O’Kane Gallery, University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, TX
2005 Just in time for Spring, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Kinzelman Art Consulting Rotating Artist Program at Gensler Architecture Firm, Houston, TX
2003 The Basics (flowers not included), Women and their Work, Austin TX (catalogue)
2000 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Seigfred Art Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH
2011 Art Market, Art Palace, Houston,
Gifting Abstraction, Soho20 Chelsea, New York, NY. Curator: Mariangeles Soto-Diaz
2010 Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Serious Play, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. Curator: Sally Sprout
2008 Minus Space, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY. Curator: Phong Bui
2007 this exhibition...a collaborative project, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
The Wall Dependent Object, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. Curator: Sally Sprout
2006 Works on Paper, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston,
Less is More, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. Curator: Sally Sprout
Dialog, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
2005 The Affair @ The Jupiter
Hotel, DiverseWorks project, Portland, OR
…and then some, Space 125 Gallery, Houston, TX
Art Santa Fe 2005, Sweeney Convention Center/Gallery Sonja Roesch, Santa Fe, NM
2004 One color only? Gallery
Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Art Frankfurt 2004, Messe Frankfurt/Gallery Sonja Roesch, Frankfurt, Germany
Abstract Concepts, Art Center, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX. Curator: Clint Willour
Against Tradition: Trends in Contemporary Printmaking, University Art Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
2003 Juror’s Choice
2003, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX. Juror: Kate Bonansinga
Art Santa Fe 2003, Sweeney Convention Center/Gallery Sonja Roesch, Santa Fe, NM
The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Juror: Abby Messitte
“junctions”, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
16th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, LA. Juror: Francis Colpitt (catalogue)
2002 Surface Tensions, Galveston
Arts Center, Galveston TX. Curator: Clint Willour
Pink Perspectives, Studio 107 Gallery, Austin, TX. Curator: Catherine Dossin (catalogue)
New American Talent 17, TFAA, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX. Juror: Kathryn Kanjo (catalogue)
Round One: an invitational exhibition, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX
2001 fully cornered, Petite
LG, Houston, TX. Curator: Patricia Hernandez
Fashionistas, Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX. Curator: Catherine D. Anspon
2000 Rounding the Edge, Purse
Building Studios, Houston, TX. Curator: Judy Moon Kwon
McNeese Alumni Show, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
1999 Formal Distortions, Three Person Exhibition, Bunte Gallery, Franklin University, Columbus, OH
Multiple Perspectives, Ester Allen Greer Museum, Rio Grande, OH. Juror: Abner Jonas
Notations, Collaboration with Phyllis McGibbon, Trisollini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1998 Printmaking at OU, Ester
Allen Greer Museum, Rio Grande, OH
Ohio University Graduate Printmakers, Southern Graphics Council Conference 1998, Seigfred Hall, Athens, OH
Exquisite Corpse, Mid American Print Council 1998 Conference, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2007 R. Eric Davis, "Couples in Love and Art", ArtsHouston, June 2007, pp. 16-18.
2005 Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Melanie
Crader: Just in Time for Spring” Capsule Review
Houston Press, January, 27- February 2, 2005, p.40.
2004 Atopia Journal Issue 3.66,
“Stone Pockets for we Barbarians”, August 2004
Patricia C. Johnson, “Exhibits explore divergent media, spanning eras”, The Houston Chronicle, Saturday, July 10, 2004, 9D-10D.
Wendy Gilmartin, “One Color Only?” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, August 2004
2003 Molly Beth Brenner, “Cream,
Frost, Mint”, The Austin Chronicle, December 12, 2003, p. 48.
New American Paintings: The Eighth Open Studios Western Competition, Book 48, Vol. 8, No.5 Juror: Beth Venn. pp. 42-45. November 2003.
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Right at Home: Local artists show off their work at Lawndale’s Big Show” Houston Press, August 14-20, 2003, p.47.
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Elsewhere Around Town” Houston Press, June 5-11, 2003, p.49.
Jennifer McLerran and Tom Patin, “The Basics (flowers not included)”, 2003 (catalogue essay)
2002 Michael Barnes, “By methods
old and new, indelible images are born”, Austin American-Statesman, Saturday,
June 8, 2002, D14.
Catherine Dossin, “Pink Perspectives: The Feminine Touch in Arts “, 2002 (catalogue essay)
2001 Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Fashion
Forward: Which came first - the artist or the designer?” Houston Press,
November 1-7, 2001, p. 62.
Catherine D. Anspon, “Movements: Art and Fashion” Exposicion: Houston’s Digital Magazine for the Fine Arts, Vol. 4 No. 3, August 2001.
“Hot Local Artists: A Guide” Exposicion: Houston’s Digital Magazine for the Fine Arts, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2001.
2000 New American Paintings: The MFA Annual 2000, Volume 5. Juror: Klaus Kertess. Cover Image and pp. 7, 38-41. June 2000.
1999 Ray Kleinlein, “Formal Distortions”, Dialogue, July/August 1999 p. 13-14.
1998 Student Perspective on
Contemporary Printmaking, March 1998. CD-Rom