• July 2017: Life on the Grid @ EPL

    July 2017: Life on the Grid @ EPL

    This interview appears on the Evanston Public Library website.

  • July 2017: artruck

    July 2017: artruck

    Yay! It's another artruck event in Evanston on Saturday, July 15. Join me and a lot of other local artists in the 1100 block of Ashland between 7 and 10 p.m. for art, food, and conversation.

  • July 2017: Evanston Public Library

    July 2017: Evanston Public Library

    I have a solo exhibition at the Evanston Public Library (main branch). It’s on the second floor and will be there for the month of July. Stop by if you get the chance!

  • July 2017: Woman Made Gallery

    July 2017: Woman Made Gallery

    I’ll have an artwork in the “Reunion II” show at Woman Made Gallery, July 7 through August 12. The opening reception is July 7 from 6 to 8 pm. at 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

  • June 2017: Evanston Made at EAC

    June 2017: Evanston Made at EAC

    I'll be part of a group exhibit at the Evanston Art Center June 2–30. The opening is Friday, June 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. Hope to see you there!

  • October 2016: artruck

    October 2016: artruck

    There will be another artruck event in Evanston on Saturday, October 22, and I'll be there with some of my artworks. Join us in the 1100 block of Ashland between 7 and 10 p.m. for art, food, and conversation.

  • September 2016: Wilmette Library Juried Art Show

    September 2016: Wilmette Library Juried Art Show

    I have an artwork in the Wilmette Public Library’s 32nd Juried Art Show, September 23 – November 3. The opening is September 23, 6:30–8 p.m.

  • June 2016: artruck

    June 2016: artruck

    On June 11, I will be showing several artworks at artruck, a one-evening event on Ashland between Greenleaf and Crain in Evanston. I'll be there 7 to 10 pm. Join us for art, food, and conversation!

  • June 2016: Evanston Made at EAC

    June 2016: Evanston Made at EAC

    I'll be part of a group exhibit at the Evanston Art Center June 3–30. The opening is Friday, June 3, 6 to 9 p.m. Please join me there!

  • March 2016: Art & Wine Night at Creative Coworking

    March 2016: Art & Wine Night at Creative Coworking

    I'll be showing nine new artworks in the main room at Creative Coworking at 922 Davis St. in Evanston. Come enjoy the art, wine, food, and conversation!

  • January 2016: Public Art Loan Program

    I'm happy to be featured in this blurb about Evanston's Public Art Loan program.

  • September 2015: Illinois One State Together in the Arts

    This two-day conference will be held at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston on September 28–29. I will have two artworks on display in the meeting areas. From the website: "More than 300 artists, arts managers, and arts supporters will come together in Evanston, Illinois, this fall for the biennial One State Together in the Arts conference. Co-convened by Arts Alliance Illinois and the Illinois Arts Council Agency, One State is the only statewide, multidisciplinary conference for arts leaders and practitioners in Illinois. Since 1999, One State has served as a forum for creative professionals and arts-passionate people from across the state to come together to network with peers, discover resources, and gain new insights."

  • June 2015: Artist Spotlight—Melanie Deal

    There's an interview with me on the Creative Coworking blog. I'm honored to have had artworks hanging on the walls of that Evanston business since it opened in 2011.

  • October 2014: Gendering Desire, Koehnline Museum of Art

    I have an artwork in the group show "Gendering Desire" at Koehnline Museum of Art at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL. The opening is October 2 from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • September 2014: Upcycled, IPaintMyMindGallery at the Green Exchange

    I'll have three artworks in the "Upcycled" show, September 3 through 30 at IPaintMyMind Gallery, 2545 W. Diversey in Chicago. The opening reception is September 3 from 7 to 9 p.m.

  • July 2014: Contained, Woman Made Gallery

    I have an artwork in the "Contained" show at Woman Made Gallery, July 11 to August 21. Woman Made is at 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. I'll be at the opening reception on Friday, July 11, 6 to 9 p.m. Stop by and say hi if you can!

  • July 2014: As You Like It Gallery

    I have nine artworks in the Revolving Art Show at As You Like It Gallery at 827 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. The show will be up for several months, so stop in and take a look.

  • June 2014: Open Studios Evanston

    The Evanston Arts Community will host Open Studios Evanston on June 7 from 3 to 8 p.m., opening studio doors to the public to view artworks and works in progress. I'll be at Creative Coworking (922 Davis St.) from 3 to 5. Stop by and say hi!

  • November 2013: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Friday, November 8, 5 to 8 p.m. — Yes, I always have several artworks on display at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis in Evanston. However, this time I'm a featured artist in the front room. I'll be showing nine new works. Angela and the CC staff always throw a delightful party, so please come share the fun!

  • April 2013: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Friday, April 26, 5 to 8 p.m. — As always, I have artworks on display at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis in Evanston. Come join the festivities!

  • April 2013: Surrounded, Roman Susan Gallery

    I have an artwork in the "Surrounded" show at Roman Susan Gallery, 1224 W. Loyola Avenue in Chicago (near the Loyola el stop). The opening is March 29 from 6 to 9 p.m., and the show goes through May 6.

  • March 2013: Women's History Month, Chicago Public Library

    My solo show entitled "Cut and Paste" is at the Independence Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 3548 W. Irving Park Rd. The exhibit is during the month of March to celebrate Women's History Month. If you're in the neighborhood, stop in and take a look.

  • February 2013: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Friday, February 22, 5 to 8 p.m. — I have four artworks on display at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis in Evanston, including some new ones. Come join the fun!

  • December 2012: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Friday, December 7, 5 to 8 p.m. — Check out the artworks and the workspaces at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis in Evanston. I have four pieces on display, and my friend Laura Allen-Simpson is a featured artist for this event.

  • October 2012: Gillock Gallery

    I'll have an artwork in the show "Recent Works by Gallery Artists" at Gillock Gallery, 1127 Florence Avenue in Evanston, October 5 through November 1. The opening reception is Thursday, October 18, 7 to 9 p.m.

  • October 2012: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Creative Coworking is having an open house on Sunday, October 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. I have four artworks on display, and my friend Darlene Grossman is a featured artist for this event. Join us at 922 Davis St. in Evanston.

  • October 2012: Koehnline Museum of Art

    I'll have an artwork in the exhibit "The Personal Is Political: The Transformative Power of Women's Art" at Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL. The show runs from October 4 through October 26. I'll be at the opening reception on Thursday, October 4, 5 to 8 p.m.

  • September 2012: Green Arts Show

    I have two artworks in the 4th Annual Green Arts Show, September 7–23. Location: Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston, IL. I'll be at the Artists' Reception on Friday, September 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. The show is sponsored by Citizens' Greener Evanston.

  • August 2012: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Creative Coworking, at 922 Davis St. in Evanston, is having an open house on Friday, August 17, from 5 to 9 p.m. I have three artworks on display, and my friend Ron Rutkowski is a featured artist for this event.

  • June 2012: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Creative Coworking, at 922 Davis St. in Evanston, is having an open house on Friday, June 8, from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be drinks and appetizers and new art exhibits. I have three artworks on display.

  • May 2012: Morpho Pop-Up Gallery

    Ron Rutkowski and I are having a show at Morpho Gallery's pop-up space at 208 S. Wabash in Chicago. The opening is Friday, May 25, from 5 to 9 p.m. Before you take off for the Memorial Day weekend, do stop by!

  • March 2012: Creative Coworking Art and Wine Night

    Creative Coworking, at 922 Davis St. in Evanston, is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday, March 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be live music and new art exhibits. I have three artworks on display.

  • February 2012: Love Art Show

    I have two artworks in the Love Art Show at Blick Art Materials in Evanston, 1755 Maple Avenue (close to the Davis el and Metra stops). The show is from February 6 through March 18. The opening reception is Thursday, February 9, 6 to 8 p.m. Stop in and take a look!
    Blick/Evanston (with map)

  • October 2011: New American Paintings #95

    I'm very pleased to be included in the Midwest Edition of New American Paintings, no. 95. The juror was Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Pamela Alper Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.