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2012     MFA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

1992     BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1993     Instituto de Allende, Small Metals, San Miguel De Allende, México

Awards, Grants

2017    Greater Columbus Arts Council Professional Practice Grant

2017    Greater Columbus Arts Council Supplies Grant

2017    Juror's choice Award, Image OHIO, Juror Drew Sawyer 

2017    Juror's choice Award, 10th Annual Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry

2016    Greater Columbus Arts Council Supplies Grant  

2014    Greater Columbus Arts Council Supplies Grant (Rooms to Let 3 Project)

2011    Ohio Arts Council Award Exhibition Award

2011    Greater Columbus Arts Council Exhibition Award

2010    Franklin County Neighborhood Arts, Artists in the Community Grant (Rooms to Let Project)

2008    Greater Columbus Arts Council, International Artist Residency, Dresden, Germany

2007    Franklin County Neighborhood Arts, Artists in the Community Grant

2006    Franklin County Neighborhood Arts, Artists in the Community Grant

2006    Juror’s Choice Award, National Small Art Quilt Works, Groton, New York


2016    Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award, Painting

2016    Wexner Center for the Arts Film and Video Residency Program Project Commission

2013   Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award - 3D

2013    Honorarium, Grammatical Errors, Alice F. Harris K. Weston Art Gallery Cincinnati, OH

2012    Honorarium, Belle Isle Public Art Exhibition, Access Arts, Detroit, MI

2007    Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award  - Craft

Curated Artist Registries


Studio Visit Magazine, International


The Painting Center Artist Registry, New York New York.


2017    Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1 month Asset for Artists International Artist Residency, MASS MoCA North Adams, MA, partially funded.

2008    Greater Columbus Arts Council 3 month International Artist Residency to Dresden Germany, fully funded  

Solo - Two Person Exhibitions

2016    Solos Exhibition, Boxed, The Box, video screening space at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus Ohio

2016    Two- person Exhibition, Girls in Pantyhose Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus OH

2015    Solo Exhibition, Opaque, Denison Museum, Denison University,  Granville, Ohio

2013    Solo Exhibition, Grammatical Errors, Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2012    Solo Exhibition, Negotiating Pre-Existing Conditions, Bryant Art Center, Denison University, Granville, OH

2012    Solo Exhibition, House Works, Pomerene Art Center, Coshocton, OH

2011     Solo Exhibition, Whitewash, public site-specific light installation, Columbus, OH

2010     Solo Exhibition, Nachbarschaft Verlasse, Raskolnikow Galerie e.V., Dresden, Germany

2010     Two- person Exhibition, Openhouse, Melissa Vogley Woods / Tina Beifuss, Mastul e.V. Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany 

2009     Solo Exhibition, Needle and Paint, Wehrle Gallery, Ohio Dominican U, Columbus, OH  

2009     Solo Exhibition, Softwork, McGraw-Hill Exhibition Space, McGraw-Hill, Columbus, OH

2008     Solo Exhibition, Sunbonnet Sue in Dresden, Gehe 8 Kunstraum und Ateliers, Dresden, Germany

2008     Two Person Exhibition, Melissa Vogley Woods / Linda Gall, Kent State University Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

2008     Solo Exhibition, Sunbonnet Sue in Trouble, Ohio Art League Columbus, OH 

2008     Solo Exhibition, Melissa Vogley Woods, Massillon Museum, Studio M space, Massillon, OH

2007     Solo Exhibition, Melissa Vogley Woods, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH

Select Group Exhibitions


From Her Perspective, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO

KCAI Biennial, The Epstein Gallery, Kansas City MO

6+1 Featured artist, Hammond Harkins Gallery Columbus OH

 Cyclongenics, 934 Gallery, Columbus OH

OH+5 Juried Exhibition, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH

The ROY Spectrum, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus OH

Small and Wonderful Hammond Harkins Gallery Columbus OH

“Objectified 2018,” at the CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Home Collaborative, Red Line Project Space, Denver, CO


Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery Biennial Juried Exhibition, Riffe Gallery, Columbus OH

Small & Wonderful, Hammond Harkins Gallery, Columbus OH

Greater Columbus, GCAC Fellows exhibition, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

Resonator TV, Video screening, Resonator Art Space Norman, OK

Straight From the Studio, Angela Meleca Gallery Columbus OH

Image OHIO 17 the Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus OH, Juror, Drew Sawyer


Femmes’ Video Arts Festival pt 1, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, California.

pt 2, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

Nikisi Project, Front Range Community College and The Center for Visual Arts, Denver CO


Discord and Discourse Exhibition, Ease Gallery, Columbus, OH

Metamorphosis of Boarders, Museum of Sisters Aslamazyan, Guimri, Armenian Republic       

Ohio Shorts, Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH


Stripped, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Niche Print Portfolio MAPC Print conference Detroit, MI

Average Path Length, Plymouth State University, NH


Kentucky National 2013, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY (juror Jill Dawsey,

Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego)

Book + Art, Denison Museum, Granville, OH (curator Heather Lyle)                            

I Forgot to Forget, Urban Art Space Columbus, OH (curator Danielle Julian Norton)

THIS IS on the subject of art, Ohio Dominican University. Col, OH (curator Julie Abajanac)

Average Path Length, SGC Conference, Milwaukee, MI (curator Fawn Atenco)   

Trade-o-mat, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH (curator, Mary Jo Bole)


Brot & Salz, Kunstraum Peripherie, Coburg, Germany (curators Kathrin, Lena Krahl and Stefanie Busch)

Belle Isle Public Art Exhibition, Access Arts, Detroit, MI (juror Louis Casinelle)


Für die mit der Sehnsucht /For whom with the desire, Kunstraum Peripherie, Coburg, Germany

“Image - Self” Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus OH and Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington OH, (curator Ardine Nelson) (catalogue)

Printed Matters, Fort Hayes Gallery, Columbus, OH (curator Ian Ruffino, Blake  McAdow)


Unter Oberflachen, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany (curator Stefanie Busch)

Paper Moon, Ohio Dominican University, Wehrle Gallery, Col, OH (curator Janette Knowles)

Definition of Character, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH


Here and Beyond, Riffe Center Gallery, Columbus, OH (curator Margo Crutchfield) (catalogue)


Craftism, Reclaiming Craft and Creating Community, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI (curator Faythe Levine)  (catalogue)

Devotion To Threads, Woodland Pattern Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (curator Faythe Levine)

International Fiber Collaborative, Cooperative project, participant, Syracuse, NY

Ohio Art League juried Exhibition, Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH