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Melissa Dorn Richards

Melissa Dorn Richards

Melissa Dorn Richards is a Milwaukee-based artist, who holds a BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). She has become a leader in the local arts community through her work with the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, and with Milwaukee youth through Arts @ Large and ArtWorks for Milwaukee. Since graduating from MIAD in 1996, she has maintained a strong studio practice and is currently a resident artist at the Mandel Group Creative Studio under the direction of Plaid Tuba, located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

Select exhibitions include: Abstraction: The Language of Art, Cedarburg Cultural Center; Indiana Green, Juarez Invitational; Eight Counties, John Michael Kohler Arts Center; Artist Marketplace, Milwaukee Art Museum; Art Chicago and Aqua Art Miami, Hotcakes Gallery; and Impromptu, Cedar Gallery. Melissa is represented by EFFJAY PROJEKTS Gallery, Sheboygan and The Leigh Gallery, Chicago.

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