Exhibitions & Honors: Solo, National, International, Regional


Southeast Center for Contemporary Art /SECC

SECCA exhibit 2021

EXHIBITS
(Recent, Current or Upcoming)
Solo/One-Woman or Select Very Small Group Exhibits: 
  • 2022, Etchings and Books, Artworks Gallery, Winston Salem, (June)
  • 2022 Asian Brush Painting, Cary Arts Council/Town Hall (April 6-June 3 )
  • 2022 Asian Brush Paintings, Forsyth Central Library, Winston Salem NC (Jan-Mar. )
  • 2021 A Joyous Phenomenon,  Southeast Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), W-S, Sept. 16-Oct. 17, 2021 
  • 2021 Relief Prints, Karma Gallery, Winston Salem (Sept-Mar 22)
  • 2021 Lunaria, an installation of carborundum mezzotints, Artworks Gallery, W-S (March)
  • 2020 Dance! (etchings) Theatre Arts Gallery (TAG) , Highpoint, NC (May-July/Covid delayed )
  • 2020 A Joy Forever, Asian Brush Painting, CPCC, Levine Gallery, Matthews, NC (Jan.-July 2020,)
  • 2020 A Joy Forever CPCC, Gorelick Gallery, Charlotte, NC (Aug.1-Dec. 18 2020, Covid delayed)
  • 2020 Freewheelin' Artworks Gallery, Winston Salem (March, Covid delayed)
  • 2020 Prints from SouthHouse Studio, Forsyth Central Library Gallery, Winston Salem (Jan, Feb. Mar)
  • 2019 Jeffrey Adams, (prints and paintings) 4th St. Winston Salem (Aug.-Oct.)
  • 2019 Simple Elegance, Asian Brush Paintings, Mebane Arts Council, Mebane, NC (Aug.-Sept.) 
  • 2019 Ciao, Italy (prints and paintings) Artworks Gallery, Winston Salem, (May)
  • 2019 Impressions, Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill,NC (Mar- May)
  • 2018 Freewheelin' PTI Airport, Executive Center, Main Terminal, Greensboro (June-)
  • 2018 Cycle Squares, Red Wall Gallery, Yadkin Arts Center, Yadkinville, NC (Sept.)
  • 2018 Lasting Impressions (Prints),  Hiddenite Arts & Heritage, NC (June & July)
  • 2018 Summer Solace, Asian Brush Paintings, Artworks Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (June)
  • 2018 That's a Relief! L.J. Brown Gallery, Duke U. Durham, NC (Mar-April)
  • 2018 Branching Out, Featured solo artist exhibit, Red Dog Gallery, W-S (April)
  • 2018 Singular (monotypes), Studio 7, Winston Salem, NC  (March) 
  • 2018 Invitational 2018@Delta /The Legacy of the Creative Spirits, Delta Arts Center (Feb-June)
  • 2018 Women Printmakers of Winston Salem Invitational, Salem College (Feb-Apr)
  • 2018 Freewheelin' Captain White House/SunTrust Gallery, Alamance Arts,  Graham, NC (Jan. 23- Mar. 3) 
  • 2017 Landscape Vistas, Club Haven Fam. Practice, Winston-Salem (Nov.-Mar 2017) 
  • 2017 Artful Arrangements, Davie Dermatology, Advance,NC (Nov.-Mar 2017)
  • 2017 Colorful Impressions, Camino Gallery, Winston Salem, NC (July 2017)
  • 2017 Artful Arrangements (still life paintings), Davie Education Center, Advance,NC (Mar-May)
  • 2017 Bill Gramley & BRMellin, 2-Artists Exhibit, RedWall Gallery, Yadkinville Art Center, NC (Feb.)
  • 2016 Printocracy Part 2, Rebus Works Gallery, Raleigh, NC 
  • 2016 Printocracy: Printmakers of NC, Cary Town Hall Gallery, Cary NC 
  • 2016 Solo Print exhibit and talk, Creekside Terrace Gallery, Winston Salem,NC
  • 2016 Driven to Abstraction, monotype prints by BRM, Studio 7, Winston-Salem (June)
  • 2016 Now in Print, Scuppernong Books, Greensboro, NC (Mar.-Apr.)
  • 2016 Return Engagement: Paintings of BRM, Center City Frame Gallery, Winston-Salem (Dec.) 
  • 2015 First Impressions, Prints by BRM, Sticht Gallery 2, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Oct.-Dec.)
  • 2015 Ordinary Beauty: Still Life Paintings by BRM, Center City Frame Gallery, Winston-Salem (Sept.) 
  • 2015, New Visions, Eight NC Artists, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC (Juror Barbara Cullen) 
  • 2015 Art from SouthHouse Studio: Paintings and Prints by BRM, Unleashed Gallery, Winston-Salem (July)

National or International Juried Exhibitions:
  • 2021, 2nd Annual Juried FPG Print Exhibition, Fresno Printmaker's Guild, international, online, Sept1-Nov.1, 2021 (jurors: M. Langford, J. North, D. Heskamp)
  • 2020-2021 Suffrage (Regional), Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC (Aug-Jan '21)
  • 2020 "Yellow", Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, International online.(K.Cactus & Sunflowers)
  • 2020 Figurative, Light,Space,Time Online (Special Recognition, etching Spanish Dancer) 
  • 2020 10th Annual CityScapes Online Art Competition, Light,Space,Time. (Special Recognition, Tourist Street)  
  • 2020 "Flowers", Ring Gallery international online (finalist) Brush paintings 
  • 2020 100 in 2020 Musing on Women and Voting, Salem College,Winston Salem, (Holding History)
  • 2020 "Skies" Gray Cube Gallery international online, Kites Conversation
  • 2020 Gallery Wall (best of 2019), international/online, J.Mane Gallery 
  • 2019/20 "World" Ring Gallery online exhibit, (finalist) (Venice +2)
  • 2019 "Skies" ArtRoom Gallery international online (finalist),  Kites, Rome Trees
  • 2019 "Blue", Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, International online. (blue & white)
  • 2019 "All Color", Contemporary Art Gallery online, "Best of Show" "Kernersville Cactus"
  • 2019 The Human Figure, Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery (online), "Noteworthy" (3 works from the 9 Ladies Dancing etchings series.)
  • 2019 "Black & White," Florence (Italy) Contemporary Gallery Online exhibit (Sept.) "Siena Rooftops"
  • 2019 The Bicycle: Art Meets Form, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC 
  • 2019 2nd Annual All Women exhibit, International/online 2019, J.Mane Gallery/ Online "Honorable Mention" (Irish Dancer)
  • 2019 Botanicals, Light Space Time international online exhibit, ("Special Merit" Pink Profusion)
  • 2019 "555" Light Space Time international online exhibit, ("Special Recognition") 
  • 2019 Black & White international exhibit ("Finalist" for "Off the Main Canal") Art Room Gallery Online (April)
  • 2019 New Impressions: A Showcase of Contemporary Printmaking, High Point University's Sechrest Gallery of Art. 
  • 2018 The Bicycle: Art Meets Form, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC (Aug.-Sept) (Juror: Dr. Emily Stamey) 
  • 2018 Botanicals 2018, Light/Space/Time online Gallery ("Special Merit award")
  • 2018, Mums the Word, juried exhibit, New Bern,NC Oct. 
  • 2017 The Bicycle: Art Meets Form, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC (Aug.-Sept) (Juror: Scott Raynor) 
  • 2017 "Art of the Bicycle", Houston Bicycle Museum, Houston, TX (July)
  • 2017 Line, Attleboro Art Museum, MA (July) (Juror Kelly Bennett)
  • 2017 Under Pressure (Print Exhibit) VEA Gallery, Raleigh (Juror: Bill Fick)
  • 2017 Art of Ekphrasis, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA (Jan-Feb.)
  • 2017 Women 2017 International Online Exhibit (ArtistTable) 
  • 2016 6th Annual Tony Snow Juried Exhibit, Welborn Gallery, Yadkin Arts Center (Juror: Linda S. Weaver)
  • 2016 Kingdom Animalia, Whistler House Museum, MA (Juror: Jennifer Hache)
  • 2015-16, Members Invitational, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell,MA
  • 2015 Going by Bike, Atelier6000, Bend, OR (Juror: William Cravis)
  • 2015 Garden Party, Artful Life Gallery, The Plains, VA (Juror: Linda Neel)
  • 2015 Dimensions, AAWS, Winston Salem,NC (Juror: Paul Bright)
  • 2015 In Dreams, New South Gallery, Statesville, NC (Juror: Don Moore)
  • 2015 All Cape Juried Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Assoc., Barnstable, MA (Jurors: A.Boucher, R. Manz & S.Roche)    Second Place Award
  • 2015 Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Comm. College, Youngblood, PA
  • 2015 Arts & Heritage Festival Exhibit, Latrobe, PA (Jurors Rebecca Harvey, Kirsten Jensen)
  • 2015  Shape and Shadow: National Juried Still Life Exhibit, Mt Dora Art Center, Florida (Juror Stacy Barter)
  • 2015 Art & Paper Juried Competition, Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, Indiana (Juror: Teresa J. Parker)
  • 2015 Vistas, Milton Rhodes Art Center, Winston-Salem  (Juror: B.Gramley)
  • 2014/15 Language of Flowers Juried Fine Art Show, Emily Dickinson International Society, Pacific Grove, CA. (Curator: C. Crozier)
  • 2014 Dimensions at the Milton Rhodes Art Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Juror: Jean W. McLaughlin)
  • 2014 SAAG Southern Appalachian Artist Guild/ Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association Exhibition, Georgia (Juror: Lori Putman), 
Regional/Local Group Exhibitions (juried and member)
  • 2021 Together Again, Wachovia Gallery, Masonic Center, Winston Salem (AAWS) 
  • 2021 Summer in the City, AAWS, Rhodes Art Center
  • 2021 Benton Convention Center, WS
  • 2021 AAWS Artists Spotlight (10 artists), Arboreal Gallery, Winston Salem
  • 2020-2021 Artfully Yours, Juried Exhibit, Assoc. Artists, Rhodes Art Center, W-S 
  • 2021 Words,Red Dog Gallery, W-S (Lunaria/haiku), selected book mark image
  • 2020 Reawakening Juried Exhibit, Red Dog Gallery, W-S (Evening approach)
  • 2020 2020 Vision Assoc. Artist of W-S, Members exhibit
  • 2020 Yadkin Arts Center 9th annual Juried Exhibit, Welborn Gallery (Venice gondolas print) 
  • 2020 Year of the Woman, Studio 7, Winston-Salem, NC (M. Hierl, juror)
  • 2020 Monochromatic, DADA, W-S
  • 2019 More than Meets the Eye Invitational, Salem College Davis Art Gallery (Oct-Jan2020)
  • 2019 Creations in Color, Keener Gallery (Nov.)
  • 2019 Wrap it up, Red Dog Gallery  juried  show (Nov-Jan)
  • 2019 Juror's Choice, Milton Rhodes Art Center
  • 2019 Expressions, Keener Gallery, Muddy River Art Association (Oct)
  • 2019 Naturally, DADA Gallery, Winston Salem,Sept-Oct. 2019
  • 2019 Unbound/Unleashed, Red Dog Gallery,Winston-Salem, (Aug.-Sept. 2019)
  • 2019 Premier!, Every Corner Gallery, Rhodes Art Center, Winston-Salem, (July.-Oct. 2019)
  • 2019 Out of the Barnyard, Red Wall Gallery,Yadkin Art Center (Sept-Oct)
  • 2019 Spring's Arrival (solo/brush paintings) Davie CC Education Center
  • 2019 In the Style Of . . ., Red Dog Gallery, Winston Salem, NC (AFAS jury)
  • 2018 Perpetual Renewal  (8 NC artists), Davison Community College, Thomasville, NC (Juror: Teri Emmi)
  • 2019 Inspired by Nature, Gateway Nature Preserve Exhibit, Artworks Gallery, W-S,
  • 2018 Fall Invitational, Davidson Community College, Thomasville, NC(Juror: T. Emmi)
  • 2018 Beyond Reason, Juried Multimedia Exhibit, Mocksville Arts Council
  • 2018 Unbound/Unleased, Bookmarks and Red Dog Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (Jurors: Liana  and Myles Thompson) Honorable Mention
  • 2018 Thump Juried Exhibit, Red Dog Gallery, Winston Salem, NC 
  • 2018 Benton Convention Center Juried Exhibit (AAWS), Winston Salem,NC
  • 2018 ARTWORKS: Spreading Our Wings, Theater Arts Gallery (TAG), High Point,NC 
  • 2018 Muddy River Art Assoc., Shallowford Presb. Church, Lewisville,NC
  • 2018 More the Merrier, Members exhibit, Assoc. Artists Winston Salem
  • 2017 Deck the Halls (juried exhibit and shop), Sawtooth Center for Arts, Winston Salem
  • 2017 Shine, Juried Show, AFAS Red Dog Gallery, Winston-Salem (Nov.)
  • 2017 Flow Fall for Art, Associated Artist (fundraiser exhibit)
  • 2017 Juried Exhibit, Benton Convention Center, WinstonSalem, (Oct.)
  • 2017 575 Vine-Innovative Quarter,Winston Salem (Oct-Dec)
  • 2017 AAWS Juried Members Showcase, Rhodes Art Center Gallery (Sept)
  • 2017 Winston Salem Open (Tennis), VIP Courtside Club Gallery (Aug. 2017)
  • 2017 Creative Reflections 2017, Keener Gallery, Winston Salem, NC (Aug-Sept.)
  • 2017 Unbound/(Bookmarks), Red Dog Gallery, W-S (juror: AfAS Curators)
  • 2017 Waterways, AAWS, Carlyle Gallery,Winston Salem (Aug.) 
  • 2017 Art for Art's Sake Red Dog Gallery, Winston Salem (juror: AfAS Curators)
  • 2017 Shape of Things to Come, Yadkin Arts Center, (juror: Jody Pounds) 
  • 2017 60 (at the heart of art for 60 yrs) Assoc. Artist of Winston Salem
  • 2017 Karma Salon and Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2017 Mini Pieces for Small Spaces, Studio 7, Winston-Salem
  • 2017 Faces, Assoc. Artists of W-Salem, Rhodes Art Center Gallery
  • 2016 Muddy River Art Assoc. Winter Show, Clemmons Library, NC (juror:
  • 2016 The More the Merrier, Milton Rhodes Art Center, W-S, NC
  • 2016 Deck the Halls, Sawtooth Center for Visual Arts (juror Sharon Harden) 
  • 2016 Fall for Art, AAWS, Flow BMW showroom, NC
  • 2016 Winter, MRAA, Smith Art Gallery, Salemtowne, W-S,NC
  • 2016 New Gallery Opening Exhibit, Masonic Center of W-S, 
  • 2016 Sorrow, Center for Faith & the Arts, Salisbury, NC (juror Nancy Gaines)
  • 2016 Juried Member Showcase, AAWS, Rhodes Art Center, W-S,NC 
  • 2016 Autumn, AAWS, Lyons Connector Gallery, Salemtowne, W-S,NC
  • 2016 Picture This, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC (juror:Barbara Cullen)
  • 2016 Art for Summer, Assoc. Artists, Rhodes Arts Center,Winston Salem, NC
  • 2016 Creative Reflections, Keener Gallery, Allegacy HQ. Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2016 Art & Wellness Juried Members Art Show, Wake Forest Baptist Med. Center
  • 2016 Dynamics, Connector Gallery, Salemtowne, Winston Salem,NC
  • 2016 Asian Art Show, McNeely Gallery, W-S, NC (juror Marsha M. Hierl)
  • 2016 Tweet Life, AFAS & Audubon Exhibit, Unleashed Gallery, W-S, NC
  • 2016 Press and Pull (printmakers) Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro, NC
  • 2016 Daring to Soar: Art of Courage, Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center, NC
  • 2016 Dolls, Studio 7, Winston Salem, (Juror: Marsha McNeely Hierl)
  • 2015 Joe Cagle Memorial Exhibit, Clemmons Library (Juror: Cecilia Wright)
  • 2015 Fall Exhibit, Lewisville Library Gallery, Lewisville, NC
  • 2015 Beyond Reason, Davie County Arts Center, Mocksville,NC
  • 2015 Unleashed, Unbound, AFAS group/Bookmarks (Juror Sharon Hardin) Honorable Mention Award
  • 2015 Cultural Communique, Associated Artists, Winston Salem
  • 2015 Muddy River Art Association Spring Exhibit (Juror: Leslie Karpinski)
  • 2015 New Hope Presbyterian Church Gallery, Clemmons, NC
  • 2015  Essence of Change, (Southern USA regional) Gaston County Museum, Dallas, NC  (Juried/Curator:Stephanie Elliott)
  • 2015 Amalgamation, AAWS, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem,NC
  • 2015 Art &Wellness Fine Art Exhibition, Spine Gallery, Wake Forest Baptist Med. Center
  • 2015 Members Challenge, Visual Arts Exchange, Raleigh, NC
  • 2014 Salemtowne Art Show, Elizabeth Reeves Lyons Connector Gallery
  • 2014 Muddy River Art Association Fall Exhibit (Juror: Sharon Hardin, Sawtooth School)
  • 2013 AAWS Members Show, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem
  • 2012 AAWS Members Show, Associated Artists 4th Street Gallery, Winston-Salem
Other/ International Exhibits (not juried)
  • 2019 Moth Migration Project, Bundaberg (Australia) April – June 2019 (Traveling exhibit International- present) 
  • 2017 Cross Pollination, (International Moth Migration Print Installation Project) 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM (August) http://mothmigrationproject.net/
  • 2017-18 Big Picture Art Project (International mosaic), Vancouver, Canada http://thebigpictureartproject.com/
Artwork also available at 
Art-O-Mat art -vending machines
Artworks Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Greenhill Center for NC Artists, Greensboro,NC 
Winston-Salem Arts Council Gift Shop, Milton Rhodes Center
Sawtooth School for the Arts, Gift  Shop,  Winston-Salem, NC

Select Awards and Honors:
Art Awards/Honors
2020 10th Annual CityScapes Online Art Competition, Light,Space,Time. (Special Recognition, Tourist Street)  
"Best of Show" (Mixed Media), All Color Exhibit, Contemporary Art Gallery online 2019
First Place, Graphic (printmaking)/ Professional, Dixie Classic Fair, Winston-Salem 2019
First Place, Mixed Media/ Professional, Dixie Classic Fair, Winston-Salem 2019
Third Place, Watercolor/ Professional, Dixie Classic Fair, Winston-Salem 2019
Poster/Postcard Image, Piedmont Chamber Singers,  Winter Concert, 2019/20
Honorable Mention, 2nd Annual All Women exhibit, International/online 2019, J.Mane Gallery 
Finalist, Black & White international exhibit ("Finalist") Art Room Gallery Online (April)
Special Recognition Award, Botanicals 2019 exhibit, Light/Space/Time international online gallery  for "Sunflowers"
Special Recognition Award, "555" Exhibit 2019, Light/Space/Time online gallery
Post Card (collage) image, 2019 The Bicycle: Art Meets Form, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC 
Arts Council ArtPop Billboard Award 2017-2018. 
PTI Airport Exhibit, Executive Center, Main Terminal, Greensboro, NC (2018-2019)
Special Merit Award, Botanicals 2018 exhibit, Light/Space/Time international online gallery (Peonies)
First Place, Graphics (printmaking), Professional, Dixie Classic Fair 2018 (Sunflowers reduction print) 
Second Place, Mixed Media, Professional, Dixie Classic Fair 2018 (Layers of Summer collage with drypoint etching)
Second Place, Mixed Media, Professional, Dixie Classic Fair 2017 
Honorable Mention, Unbound, AFAS/Bookmarks Exhibit 2018, (Fan)
“Featured Artist of the Month” (July 2017), Greenhill Center for NC Artists (shop)
Second Place, Cape Cod Art Association Exhibit, 2016
Honorable Mention, Unbound, AFAS/Bookmarks Exhibit 2015 (Two Roads diptych)

Cover or inside page publication featured:
High Shelf Literary and Art Magazine, 11 page spread Art Feature (Freewheelin') https://www.highshelfpress.com/issuexxii
Kakalak Literary Magazine, 2020
the Scriblerusus Literary Magazine, Fall 2019 https://thescriblerus.com/2019/12/bottles-barabra-mellin/
DeLuge Literary and Art Journal, 2019 
Fine Art Pages: Willard & Maple Literary Magazine, art publications, Iss. XX, 2019
The Hand, International  Print/Photo magazine, Oct. 2018
Cover Art Award, Liminal Literary Mag, Winter 2019, GTCC
Cover Art Award, Flying South Literary Mag. 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,2021
Second Place, cover art award, Kakalak 2017 Literary magazine 2017-18

Writing awards/honors
"Poetry in Plain Sight,” December 2018 Poster Award, On reading a new book  of poetry, Poem.
“Poetry in Plain Sight,” September 2016 Poster Award, Watermelon Seeds, Poem.
WSWriters Anthology, First Place, Poetry; Second Place, Essay 2014
Crite Prize (1st place) Humanities Research award, Harvard University, 1994




Ciao Italy, Artworks Gallery, Winston Salem, NC
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Artworks Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Alamance Arts Council, "Freewheelin'" exhibition

Duke University  That's A  Relief! exhibit

Duke U "That's A Relief" Exhibit
Red Dog Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red Dog Gallery/AFAS, Winston-Salem, NC

 



The Art and Writing of Barbara Rizza Mellin


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