Exhibits, Awards, Articles and Publications


2017


Markay Gallery

Marietta, GA


2016


Georgia Clay Council Juried Show

Mudfire Gallery


Cashin’s Sculpture Garden

Chukkar Farms

Alpharetta, GA


Sights & Insights Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention

Awards

Dunwoody Fine Arts Association

Spruill Arts Center - juried by Allen Avery

Dunwoody, GA


2015


Fulton County Arts & Cultural Exhibition

Juried by Mid-South Sculpture Alliance

Fulton County Dept. of Arts & Cultural Atrium

Atlanta, GA



Family Life Woodstock - Sept. 2015

Featured Artist


Auburn Arts Association 17th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Jan Dempsey Arts Center, Auburn, AL

Merit Award


Clay Times - Winter/Spring 2015


Auburn Arts Association January Invitational

Jan Dempsey Arts Center, Auburn, AL


2014


Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook

p. 190


‘Alabama and Neighbors’

Ceramics Exhibition

Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Auburn, Alabama


Face

MudFire Gallery

Decatur, GA

Juried


2013


Fur and Feathers

MudFire Gallery

Decatur, GA


Alabama Calls

Bell & Bragg

Auburn, AL



2012


Arts Atlanta Critical Review

“Decoration and Darkness Mix Uneasily In Clay: ‘Interpretations’ at Seen Gallery”

Jerry Cullum


Fired Works

Macon Arts Alliance

Central City Park

Macon, GA


‘Interpretations,’

The Seen Gallery

Decatur, GA



2011


Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2011


‘Mixed Media: Textures of Life’

Georgia Perimeter College

Clarkston, GA


International Contemporary Artists

Selected for inclusion in Vol I and Vol II of International Contemporary Artists magazine published by ICA Publishing


2010

‘Plastic’,

Eyedrum

Atlanta, GA


2009


Award: Sharptop Mountain Arts Association; First Place Photography Annual Members’ Show


‘The Rhythmic Figure’

ICO Gallery

Chelsea District

New York


‘Less Is More’

Connexion Gallery

Dunwoody, GA

Award: Honorable Mention


‘A Foot In The Grave’

ICO Gallery


‘Present Works’ Featured Artist

Vantage Point Studios, Canton


2008

Imagillaboration - group seven , collaborative sculptural works

Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta


RED - Georgia Perimeter College- WCAGA exhibit- February


2007

VIVA LA FRIDA

Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta


GalleryGoRound

Taylor Kinzel Gallery

Roswell Cultural Art Center


Art Papers Auction

Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta


2006

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett, solo exhibit, mini-retrospective

Lawrenceville, GA


Natalia/ afternoon model sessions - group exhibit

Taylor-Kinzel Gallery, Roswell, GA


2005


Little Things Mean A Lot - juried

Swann Coach House Gallery


2004


Gallery M, personal studio/gallery , figurative paintings, mixed media installations, video and conceptual works in a variety of mediums


‘Subliminal’

UpRoar Undercover, Roswell, GA

site specific conceptual installation


2003

4th annual Centering on Clay, The Art Center, Canton Georgia


ART 'goes postal' AJC accessAtlanta/Thursday,October 23,2003 P26, By Catherine Fox 'Melinda Crider is making a video concerning psychic communication, particularly brain waves. The installation will include interactive psychic tests.


Perceptions beyond the Norm, video installation, juried

Uproar, Roswell, GA


2002


Award: Dick Blick Award; Arts Alliance of Georgia; Fincher Arts Center; Reinhardt College


All Small, Short Short Shorts video night

Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Arts Alliance of Georgia *award

Rheinhardt College, Waleska, GA


2000

Allen Ashton Gallery, solo exhibit

Roswell, GA


North Fulton Regional

Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Roswell, GA


Waterworks, invitational

Gallery 39, Buford, GA


Avant Gardens

Lynne Farris Gallery, Atlanta, GA


1999


Award: Kennesaw Fine Arts Society; first place mixed media


North Fulton Regional

Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Roswell, GA


Genesis VI, juried, award

Roswell Fine Arts Alliance, Roswell, GA


Art Lovers, First Place Mixed Media

Kennesaw Fine Arts Society, Kennesaw, GA


Trees, juried

Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville, GA


1998


Award: Genesis VI. ; third place ; juried by Jerry Cullum


Atlanta Journal , Visual Arts weekend preview, "Relic"


City Gallery East

Individual Visual Arts Coalition, Atlanta, GA


Faith and Doubt, juried

Columbia Theological Society, Decatur, GA


1997

Peanut, juried

Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia


Main Street Gallery, two person show

Alpharetta, GA


Angels Among Us, juried

Art Station, St. Mountain, GA


The Art Place, juror, annual college art exhibition


1996

Georgia Artists "96 Olympics

Jordon Hall Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Water

Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville, GA


1994 - 1996

Roswell Fine Arts Alliance, vice president; programs director


1991

Highland Gallery, Political Commentary by local artists, Atlanta - invitational


Paperworks Southeast - juried

Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville


Galleria

Jubilee Artists Invitational, Marietta, GA


Political Commentary - invitational

Highland Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Dalton Arts Festival - Merit Award

Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, GA


Jubilee Southern Festival of the Arts - juried


Contemporary Abstracts by Regional Artists

Highland Gallery, Atlanta, GA


1993

Heaven Blue Rose Gallery, Roswell - founding member , owner/director


Touchables, Art Papers, Vol. 17


Aurora Magazine, Creativity and Spiritual growth, VolumeI., issue 4,

page 44, Rain Forest


1992


Atlanta Journal, Diane R. Stepp, Touchable'92

Hands on exhibit reaches out to visually impaired - Diane R. Stepp -


Touchables, Westbrook Gallery,Ga. Tech Gallery & Kentucky School for the Blind


1990 - 93

Heaven Blue Rose Gallery, owner /director


1987


Store House Magazine, "Options" , mixed media painting


Jubilee Southern Festival for the Arts, juried , Galleria/Marietta


1985

Mardi Gras Atlanta - 1983-85 -juried


1984

Marietta Journal, Art Forum Gallery,


1983

Roswell Arts Festival; sculpture award


1982

Atlanta Journal, W.C Burnett, Callanwolde clay exhibit


1981

Dalton ArtsFestival; Award of Merit


Georgia Artists - juried (Faye Gold)

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, juried


Artists in Georgia - juried (Holly Solomon)

Lamar Dodd Arts Center, LaGrange


Collections

Earth Day Art Collection, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Cherokee County Arts Council, Canton,Ga.

Fulton County Arts Council, Atlanta

Kentucky School for the Blind, Louisville, Ky.

Kaiser Permanente, Atlanta, Georgia

St. Joseph's Hospital, Augusta, Georgia


Numerous Private Collections



Education

1976 - 78

Atlanta College of Art


1978-81

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, pottery assistantship

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