Nagano City Arts Centre Gallery, Group Exhibition, Oct 2018
Traversing Tidbinbilla, Group Exhibition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Canberra July 2018
Naturescapes, Solo Exhibition, Galerie H2O, Kyoto Oct 2017, ANCA Gallery & Studios, Oct-Nov 2017
Somé: Dyeing The Australian Environment, Solo Exhibition, Japan Foundation Gallery, Sydney Aug 2016
The Traces Between, Solo Exhibition, M16 Artspace Canberra, Aug 2015
Kukkiri, with Amy Kerr-Menz, Galerie H20 Kyoto, April 2015
Kyoto Seika University Masters Course Graduation Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art Annex, Feb 2015
ROKKAN Up-and-coming Dye Artists, Some-Seiryukan Gallery, Kyoto, Nov 2014
Resist & Reveal, with Amy Kerr-Menz, Foyer Gallery, ANU School of Art, Canberra, Sept 2014
Selected for the 2014 Kyo-ten Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, June 2014
Solo Exhibition, Galerie H20, Kyoto April 2013
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Melinda graduated from the Australian National University with a double degree in Asian Studies/Visual Arts in 2009.
She spent 4 years living and studying in Kyoto, Japan, funded by a scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
In 2015 she completed a Masters of Visual Arts at Kyoto Seika University in Textiles, focusing on the traditional techniques of kata-zome and yu-zen dyeing.
Melinda participated in Craft ACT’s Spring Residency at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Sept 2017 and the Nakajo Artist in Residence program, Nagano Japan Aug-Nov 2018.
Currently living and making in Canberra, Australia.
Gallery Director's Encouragement Award, "Kyo-ten" 2013
Research School of Asia Pacific Studies Award, ANU 2009
See my new project SOMÉ 20:20, profiling innovation in Dyed Textile Art, looking towards change and the future. Its over at some-20-20.com