2012     MFA,The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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

Select Awards, Grants, Fellowships

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

             Juror's choice Award, 10th Annual OOVARS Juried Show Juror Migiwa Orimo

2016     Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award, Painting

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

2013    Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award - 3D

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

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

2011     Ohio Arts Council Award Exhibition Award, Ohio State Fine Arts Exhibition

           Greater Columbus Arts Council Exhibition Award, Ohio State Fine Arts Exhibition

2007   Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award  - Craft

Funded Residencies

2017     Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1 month International Artist Residency at the at MASS MoCA, North Adams. MA

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

Select Solo - Two Person Exhibitions

2016     Solos Exhibition, Boxed, The Box, at the Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus OH

             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

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

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

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

             Two Person Exhibition, with Linda Gall, Kent State University Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

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

             Solo Exhibition, self titled, Massillon Museum, Studio M space, Massillon, OH

2007    Solo Exhibition, self titled, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH

Select Group Exhibitions

2017    GCAC Fellows exhibition, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

            Resonator TV,  Resonator Art Space, Norman, Oklehoma

            Will Play for Space, Skylab, Columbus, OH Collaborative Exhibition with MINT Collective

            SPRING/BREAK BKLYN IMMERSIVE, Brooklyn, NY Collaborative Exhibition with MINT Collective       

            Straight From the Studio, Angela Meleca Gallery Columbus OH

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

            Nikisi Project, Front Range Community College, Denver CO

2016     Femmes’ Video Arts Festival pt 1, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, California. pt 2, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

             Nikisi Project, The center for Visual Arts, Denver CO

2015     Metamorphosis of Boarders, Museum of Sisters Aslamazyan, Guimri, Armenian Republic  

             Ohio Shorts, Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, OH

2014     Niche Print Portfolio MAPC Print conference Detroit, MI

             Stripped, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

             Average Path Length, Plymouth State University, NH

2013     Kentucky National 2013, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, (juror Jill Dawsey Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego) Murray, KY

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

2012     Brot & Salz, Kunstraum Peripherie (curators Kathrin Krahl, Lena Krahl and Stefanie Busch) Coburg, Germany

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

2011       Für die mit der Sehnsucht / For whom with the desire, Kunstraum Peripherie, (curator Stefanie Busch)  Coburg, Germany

                2010     Unter Oberflachen, Delikatessenhaus (curator Stefanie Busch) Leipzig, Germany

2009     Here and Beyond, Riffe Center Gallery, (curator Margo Crutchfield) (catalogue) Columbus, OH

2008     Craftism, Reclaiming Craft and Creating Community, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin (curator Faythe Levine) (catalogue) Green Bay, WI

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

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

             Ohio Art League juried Exhibition, Springfield Museum of Art (juror, Migiwa Orimo) Springfield, OH

2007     Fiberarts International Exhibition, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, Museum of

            Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC; The Clay Center for the Arts (juror Dorothy Caldwell) (catalogue) Charleston, WV

             National Small Art Quilt Works, The Main St. Gallery, (juried) (catalogue)Groton, NY

Collaborative Projects

2016     Airbnb (blue/blue), Cudelice Brazelton 2 channel video, Publication, and 3 digital paintings

2015     Torrance Exhibition, collaborative off-site performance space, Clintonville, OH

2014 Ten Tiny Performances, “Why don’t you do something to help me” Performance collaboration

            with Danielle Julian Norton, Columbus, OH

Recent Select Bibliography

2017     Lisa Volpe, Essay, "The Force of Ambiguity, the videos and paintings of Melissa Vogley Woods"

Peripheral Vision Issue 2, Peripheral Vision Arts

2016     Jennifer Lange, "Feet First, Melissa Vogley Woods talks Boxed", interview with film Curator

Wexner Center for the Arts Events, Columbus Ohio  

2014    "Mi Casa Es Su Arte" Jackie Mantey, Columbus Monthly, Columbus, OH Feb 6

Jane Durrell, “A Lesson in Grammar”, CityBeat, Cincinnati, OH Jan 8

2013     Studio Visit Magazine, International Juried Catalogue, 172-3 (juror, Dina Deitsch)

            (National juried forum on studio artist)

Marc Lefkowiitz, “Giving Vacancy Another Look”, CAN, Collective Arts Network Journal, Cleveland, OH 2013, May 17

2010     Andrea Rook, “Das Haus Das jetzt der Bank Gehort -The House the Bank Owns” Kultur Buhne,

            Dresden, Germany 2010


2010-2017 Adjunct and Visiting Faculty at Denison University, Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio State University and Columbus State Community College.

Visiting Artist or Artist talk

Stockton University Galloway NJ, University of Dayton Dayton OH, Wright State University Dayton OH, Miami University Department of Art Oxford OH, Columbus College of Art & Design Columbus OH, Ohio State University  Columbus OH, Pomerene Art Center Coshocton OH, Kent State University, Kent OH, Denison Museum Granville OH, Weston Art Gallery Cincinnati OH, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus OH, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH.