Enter Text

Exhibits, Awards, Articles and Publications:


Georgia Clay Council MCMA Juried Exhibition

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art

Marietta, GA

September 18 - December 19, 2021

One Earth/One Chance II

Gallery 378

Atlanta, GA

July 2 - 31, 2021


Metro Montage XX - Luna

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art - juried

Marietta, GA

July 11 - September 6, 2020

12th Annual Beyond the Brickyard Juried Exhibition - Searching For Clover

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts - juried by Chris Staley

Helena, MT

February 13 - April 11, 2020


WCAGA Member Page

Women’s Caucus for Art of GA - juried

Georgia State University

Clarkston, GA

February 19 - March 30, 2020

What Lies Beneath - Moon Gazing

Epperson Gallery - juried by Lisa Clague

Crockett, CA

February 14 - March 15, 2020


“Looks Good on Paper”, Spruill Arts Gallery

Atlanta, GA juried

February 21 - April 27


"Sights and Insights", Chastain Art Gallery

Atlanta, GA, juried

Dean Road Ceramics Invitational, Jan Dempsey Art Center

Auburn, AL

The Marks Project


Creative Mill Art Exposition

Roswell, GA

Markay Gallery

Marietta, GA


Georgia Clay Council Juried Show

Mudfire Gallery, Decatur, GA

Cashin’s Sculpture Garden

Chukkar Farms

Alpharetta, GA

Sights & Insights Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention

Dunwoody Fine Arts Association

Spruill Arts Center - juried by Allen Avery

Dunwoody, GA


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


Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook

p. 190

‘Alabama and Neighbors’

Ceramics Exhibition

Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Auburn, Alabama


MudFire Gallery

Decatur, GA



‘Fur and Feathers’

MudFire Gallery

Decatur, GA‘Alabama Calls’

"Alabama Calls"

Bell & Bragg

Auburn, AL


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


The Seen Gallery

Decatur, GA


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



Eyedrum Gallery

Atlanta, GA


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


Imagillaboration - group seven , collaborative sculptural works

Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta

RED - Georgia Perimeter College - WCAGA exhibit- February



Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta


Taylor Kinzel Gallery

Roswell Cultural Art Center

Art Papers Auction

Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta


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

Lawrenceville, GA

Natalia/ afternoon model sessions - group exhibit

Taylor-Kinzel Gallery, Roswell, GA


Little Things Mean A Lot - juried

Swann Coach House Gallery


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


UpRoar Undercover, Roswell, GA

site specific conceptual installation


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

Roswell Uproar

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


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


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


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


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


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


Georgia Artists "96 Olympics"

Jordon Hall Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville, GA

1994 - 1996

Roswell Fine Arts Alliance, vice president; programs director


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

Paperworks Southeast - juried

Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville


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


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


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


Store House Magazine, "Options" , mixed media painting

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


Mardi Gras Atlanta - 1983-85 -juried


Marietta Journal, Art Forum Gallery,


Roswell Arts Festival; sculpture award


Atlanta Journal, W.C Burnett, Callanwolde clay exhibit


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


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


1976 - 78

Atlanta College of Art


Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, pottery assistantship