Melissa Gordon (1981) is an American artist based in London. She was the winner of the ABN AMRO Kunstprijs 2007 and the Royal Prize for Painting in the Netherlands in 2005, and studied at Rhode Island School of Design, Cooper Union in New York and De Ateliers in Amsterdam.
Recent exhibitions include Structures for Viewing at Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY (2012), Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2012), Art in the Parking Space at LAX Art, Los Angeles (2012) and Future Forward at The Temporary Stedelijk, Amsterdam (2011). Gordon co-edits LABOUR, a new independent publication on art and work with a feminist perspective with Marina Vishmidt. She is represented by Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, Cosar HMT, Dusseldorf, and Ancient & Modern, London.
Material Evidence was Melissa’s the first solo exhibition in a British public gallery at Spike Island, Bristol. Material Evidence featured a new body of work produced by the artist during her recent joint residency with Spike Island and Spike Print Studio.
TWO PLANES Melissa produced this print with Spike Print Studio. She has donated the print to the studio as a fundraiser. Melissa used the medium of screenprinting to echo the visual effects of the installation Structures for Viewing exhibit this summer at Spike Island in her show Material Evidence. Two Planes continues the ongoing relationship between Gordon and Spike Print Studio.
Two Planes Limited edition screenprint Magnani Corona Smooth 310gms paper Edition of 25 70 x 100 cm (unframed size) Unframed