Resume

Selected Exhibitions

  • 09/2016  “Window Installation” David Klein Gallery, 1520 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI
  • 09/2016  “Derick Melander” Tyler School of Art, Temple University 2001 North 13th Street Philadelphia, PA
  • 12/2015  “The Lost Mitten” The Left Bank Gallery, 24 Linden St., Geneva, NY, Curated by Gabriella D’Angelo
  • 05/2015 “Rijswijk Textile Biennial 2015” Museum Rijswijk, Herenstraat 67, Rijswijk, The Hague, Netherlands, Curated by Anne Kloosterboer
  • 03/2015 “Aandacht! Aandacht!”, de Warande, Warandestraat 42, Turnhout, Belgium, Curated by Annelies Nagels
  • 03/2014 “Soft”, The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ, Curated by Wes Sherman
  • 01/2014 “Zero Waste”, American Eagle Outfitters/I:CO/City of San Francisco
    (press event and store installation),
    865 Market St #148, San Francisco, CA
  • 09/2013  ”Debris Field”, Castle Gallery at The College of New Rochelle,
    29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY, Curated by Lisa Dahl
  • 01/2012 “Textility”, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 68 Elm St., Summit, NJ,
    Curated by Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera
  • 04/2011 ”Greening the Fashion Industry”, NRDC, (commission),
    The Colonial Club, 564 Park Avenue, New York, NY
  • 03/2011 ”Zero Waste”, Columbia College, (special project), A & D Gallery,
    615 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, Curated by Arti Sandhu
  • 02/2011 ”Derick Melander”, The Show, (comission with PAI & Tom’s Shoes),
    Mandaly Bay, Las Vegas, NV
  • 10/2010 “Derick Melander”, University of Maryland, (solo),
    Campus Dr & Union Ln, College Park, MD, Curated by Jackie Milad
  • 02/2010 Friends Seminary School, (commission), 222 East 16th St., New York, NY
  • 02/2010 ”Scope, Miami”, with ADA Gallery, 228 West Broad St., Richmond, VA
  • 12/2009 ”Homesick”, Carnegie Art Museum, 424 South C Street, Oxnard, CA,
    Curated by Trujillo/Paumier
  • 10/2009 ”System:System”, Saint Cecilia Parish, 21 Monitor St., Brooklyn, NY,
    Curated by Adam Henry and Christina Vassallo
  • 10/2009 ”October”, Vox Populi Gallery, (solo, guest artist gallery),
    319 North 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA, Curated by Sam Farnsworth
  • 07/2009 “Green Brooklyn…Green City”,
    Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY,
    Special project with Council on Environment of New York City
  • 07/2009 “Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor in Contemporary Art”,
    Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY,
    Curated by Barbara Bloemink
  • 05/2009 ”Derick Melander & Sarah Trigg”, ADA Gallery, 228 West Broad St.,
    Richmond, VA
  • 01/2009 ”Queens International”, Queens Museum,
    Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY,
    Curated by Jose Ruiz and Erin Sickler
  • 01/2009 “Immaterial”, Black and White Gallery, 636 West 28th St., Ground Floor,
    New York, NY
  • 11/2008 ”Scope, Miami”, (special project), with ADA Gallery, 228 West Broad St.,
    Richmond, VA
  • 11/2008 “Silent Auction & Project Space Finalists”, Black and White Project Space, 483 Driggs Ave., Brooklyn, NY
  • 07/2008 ”Of the Cloth”, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, 20 3rd Ave.,
    Long Branch, NJ, Curated by Douglas Ferrari
  • 05/2008 ”The One and the Many”, Repetti Gallery, 44-02 23rd St., L.I.C.,
    New York, NY
  • 12/2007 ”Art Now, Miami”, with Repetti Gallery,44-02 23rd St., L.I.C.,
    New York, NY
  • 12/2007 ”Shift (re-mix)”, Gallery Aferro, 73 Market Street, Newark, NJ,
    Curated by Erik Guzman
  • 11/2007 ”Site Matters: Brooklyn Represents” (film program),
    Brooklyn Arts Council, 55 Washington St., Brooklyn, NY,
    Curated by Lauren Schell & Julie McKim
  • 09/2007 ”Host”, The Soap Factory, 518 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, MN,
    Curated by Elizabeth Grady, the Whitney Museum
  • 03/2007 ”Imagined Worlds” (w/ Smudge Studio), LMCC, 125 Maiden Lane,
    New York, NY., Curated by Jeanne Gerrity
  • 02/2007 ”Red Dot, New York”, with Repetti Gallery, 44-02 23rd St., L.I.C.,
    New York, NY
  • 01/2007 ”Alter & Circulate”, Mickey’s Blue Room, 171 Avenue C, New York, NY
  • 11/2006 Commission for large-scale cut paper mural, Jack (restaurant),
    80 University Place, New York, NY
  • 10/2006 ”Laminae”, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College,
    1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD, Curated by Jackie Milad
  • 09/2006 ”Growing Up in Public”, Repetti Gallery, 44-02 23rd Street,
    Long island City, NY, Curated by Rossana Martinez
  • 03/2006 ”O”, The Berrie Center, Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Rd.,
    Ma haw, NJ, Curated by Christina Vassallo and Matt Fisher
  • 12/2005 ”(t)here. New York”, Solyanka Gallery, Solyanka Ulitsa ½,
    Moscow, Russia, Curated by Alexandra Lerman
  • 11/2005 ”O”, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, 20 3rd Ave.,
    Long Branch, NJ, Curated by MatCh-Art
  • 08/2005 ”Derick Melander / Lyon Smith”, Diamonds & Oranges, 156 1st Ave.,
    New York, NY
  • 02/2005 ”Bound_less” The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway,
    a conceptual group show created by Jan Christensen
  • 12/2004 ”Spectra”, Project Creo, The Pier, 3rd Fl., 800 2nd Ave. N.E.,
    St. Petersburg, Fl
  • 12/2004 ”Postcards From the Edge”, Visual AIDS, (at Brent Sikkema)
    526 W. 26th St., New York, NY
  • 04/2004 ”Art Star/Sausage Factory”, Debs & Co, 525 W. 26th St., New York, NY
  • 12/2003 ”Night of 1,000 Drawings”, Artists Space, 38 Greene St., New York, NY
  • 12/2003 ”What The Whitney Don’t Know”, TAG Projects, 70 Washington St.,
    Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/2003 ”Works On Paper”, 800 Gallery, 70 Washington St., Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/2003 ”Small Works”, Jason Silva, 163 Carlton Ave., Brooklyn, NY
  • 08/2002 ”Visions International”, Art Center Waco, Waco, TX, Juror: Peter Frank
  • 10/1996 ”Leaves of Grass” (performance): 8 evenings at Theater on Three,
    New York, NY
  • 10/1995 Group Show, The Living Arts Gallery, Chrystie St., New York, NY,
    Curated by Gina Campinella
  • 07/1995 Group Show, Campenella Gallery, Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
  • 05/1994 ”Leda the Swan” – Survey, School of Visual Arts Gallery, 17th St.,
    New York, NY
  • 05/1993 ”Product Poems” – Survey, School of Visual Arts Gallery, 17th St.,
    New York, NY
  • 05/1991 ”The Small Works Show”, Washington Square East Galleries, New York,
    NY, Curated by Arnie Glimcher

Curatorial Projects

  • 01/2007 ”Alter & Circulate “, (produced & curated), Mickey’s Blue Room,
    171 Avenue C, New York, NY, with TAG Projects
  • 09/2006 ”Growing Up in Public”, (produced with TAG Projects), Repetti, 44-02 23rd Street, 4th Floor, Long island City, NY
  • 06/2004 ”Death to the Fascist Insect that Preys on the Life of the People”, (produced & co-curated), TAG Projects, 70 Washington St., Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
  • 12/2003 ”What The Whitney Don’t Know”(produced & co-curated), TAG Projects, 70 Washington St., Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/2003 ”Dumbo Paper Show”, (marketing & sales), Mettle, 70 Washington St.,
    Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY 

Grants/Awards/Speaking Engagements

  • 11/2015 “The Lost Mitten” Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, visiting artist project and lecture
  • 06/2010 ”Babel”, Artists Talk, Space 37, 86-08 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY
  • 11/2008 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Artist Residency,
    801 Third Corso, Nebraska City, NE
  • 09/2006 ”Queens Artist Collectives”,
    (presentation regarding TAG Projects),
    Hell Gate Social, 12-21 Astoria Blvd, Queens, NY
  • 08/2002 Third Place Award, Visions International, Art Center Waco, Waco TX
  • 11/1991 Recipient of Chairman’s Grant, School of Visual Arts, N.Y., NY

Education

  • 1991-94 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY,
    Majored in sculpture. Studied Under: Roni Horn, Peter Halley, Alice Aycock,
    Jackie Winsor, Paul Waldman, Stephen Westfall and Donald Kuspit.
  • 1983-85 Associate Degree in Communications, Seton College, Westchester, NY.
    Majored in film and radio. Also: acting and music programming.