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Allyson Mellberg, Charlottesville, VA


Curriculum Vitae

Integrating mad skills with an emotional pallete of intense and evocative depth Mellberg's books, drawings, installations, and prints take you into a unique allegorical universe of human feeling. The images of prints below are just the tip of the Mellberg hot-iceberg. Stay tuned for two new books by Mellberg and Marshall Weber, "The Emotional Tourist" and Twilight in the Adolescent Empire" to be available by 2005.

Mellberg is also a member of art 'collective' Team Lump. Check them out.

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Forest 5, collograph, 2004

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Trying to Eat, collograph, 2002

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Underbird, collograph, 2001

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Allyson Mellberg Taylor

Education
2004
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Fine Art
2000
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting and Printmaking

Solo Exhibitions
2005
Nohomebody, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Small Girl, T and L Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2002
Ghosts, Garfield Artworks Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
New Works, Atomix, Chicago, IL
2000
Monsters, Beans and Barley, Milwaukee, WI

Group Exhibitions
2006
New Works by Allyson Mellberg and Jeremy Taylor, Branch Gallery, Carrboro, NC
Team Lump, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2005
Two for the See-Saw, Branch Gallery, Carrboro, NC
Also Awesome! Hallway Bathroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Breed, DCAC, Washington D.C.
Potato and Sweat, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA
Paper Awesome! Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Yearning Lines Growing, Hallway Bathroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
SECCA Biennial, Team Lump, SECCA, Winston Salem, NC
I Find You, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Door and Window Alteration Project, Baltimore, MD
Domestic Policy, Southern Graphics Council Print Portfolio Show, Washington D.C.
Row Boats Home, Old Dominion University Gallery, Norfolk, VA
2004
Coloring Book, Branch Gallery, Carrboro, NC.
Goodbye Says It All, Atlanta Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA
Babylon Lexicon, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Sloppy Slobbering Monster, Your Face, Kansas City, MO
Deux, La Collecte Press Papier, Various openings in Luxembourg, Sao Paolo, Denmark
Hot and Cold Volume 7, Buzz Gallery, Oakland, CA
Lost Weekend, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Bunker, Clean Room Gallery, Carrboro, NC
Lucky Day, Branch Gallery, Carrboro, NC
Art Array 2, Primary Space Gallery, Hamtramck, MI
Spring Loaded, Primary Space Gallery, Hamtramck, MI
Go Home Little Black Cloud, Firefly, Raleigh, NC
New Currents in Contemporary Art, MFA Thesis Show, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Heraldic Pomp, Fire Proof Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Ballbusters /Team Lump, Rebus Works, Raleigh, NC
Sweetness and Light, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2003
Beggars and Thieves, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Bits and Pieces, Primary Space Gallery, Hamtramck, MI
Unconscious, Studio 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Pink Pow, Second Year MFA duo show w/ Wendy Aracich, Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
Bad Touch #5, The Rose Museum, Boston, MA
All Hail The New Flesh, Greensboro, NC
Art Array, Primary Space Gallery, Hamtramck, MI
Milwaukee’s Best, Mitten Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
Engaged, First Year MFA Candidate Show, Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2002
Stuffed, Mitten Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
The Art Is Formally Known as Prints, Print Collaborative group show, KM Art, Milwaukee, WI
2001
Home Sanctuaries, Remington-May Workshop Gallery, Racine, WI
Badwater Book Club Invitational Show, UW Parkside Library and Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library, Milwaukee, WI
2000
Serious Play, Adambomb Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, curated by Columbia University, NY, MFA candidates.
Recent Graduate Work In Printmaking, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
New Generation, Artists Gallery, Racine, WI
Hermark, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL Juror: Mary King
Rust Spot, Group show in temporary gallery space, Milwaukee, WI

Awards and Scholarships
2003-04
Teaching Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
2002-03
Graduate Assistantship for the Printmaking Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Selected Publications
2005
BUST Magazine Illustrator, Fall Issue.
Venus Magazine Featured Artist, Spring Issue.
Local Tea Cover Illustrator, Spring
Twilight in the Adolescent Empire, Poems by Marshall Weber, Illustrator/Collaborator, Edition of 20.
The Emotional Tourist, Poems by Marshall Weber, Illustrator/Collaborator, Edition of 20.
2004
Coloring Book, Branch Gallery Publication, Edition of 100.
Mollusk Rap, Artist Book Drawing Collaboration, Salt Tooth Press, Edition of 40.
Schritte Ins Offene, Featured Illustrator, Switzerland
The Drama Magazine, Issue #3
Hot + Cold Zine Volume #9
Welcome to the Forest, Single copy artist book produced for MFA Thesis Show.
Repellent Magazine Issue #3, “Heraldic Pomp”.
Muscle Crap, Artist Book Drawing Compilation, Salt Tooth Press, Edition of 250.
La Collecte International, Press Papier, ISBN 2-921635-43-7
2003
Hot Iron Express: A Collection of Original Artists Postcards, Edition of 130.
CD cover/booklet and all promotional materials for Rainer Maria " Long Knives Drawn" LP and "Ears Ring" EP, Polyvinyl Records “Ears Ring” music video illustrations for Rainer Maria featured on MTV2. and “Anyone Who Loves You Already Knows” DVD Polyvinyl Records

Selected Collections
La Maison Rouge, Paris, France.
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Sloan Art Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
University of Washington State, Special Collections, Curator, Sandra Kroupa.
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI. Prints and Drawings, Curator: Kristen Mackholm.
Baltimore Art Museum Library, Baltimore, MD

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