An exhibiting artist in the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery's 2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition, Melissa Vogley Woods will talk about her artwork and career.
Melissa Vogley Woods, born 1968, Columbus Ohio, received her BFA from Kansas City Art Institute and MFA from Ohio State University. Vogley Woods is a cross-disciplinary artist focusing on notions of painting with works on canvas, sculpture and performative video. She has taught at various institutions in and outside of Columbus, Ohio including CCAD, Denison University, and Kenyon College. She is an active member of the Columbus arts community as an artist-curator and Mint Collective member, with recent curatorial projects including “Rooms to Let” Columbus I and II and III, “Tracers” feminist exhibition, rock concerts and panel discussions. She worked collaboratively for “Will Play for Space”, shown at Brooklyn Immersive by Mint Collective. Recent shows include Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati; Denison Museum; Museum of Sisters Aslamazyan in the Armenian Republic; Columbus Museum of Art. Recent awards include: The Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for Craft and Sculpture, The Greater Columbus Art Council Dresden Residency, and most recently, the Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Award.
For more information visit melissavogleywoods.com and RiffeGallery.org