.leah m.

metalsmith

Leah Meleski

leahmeleski.com

1153 Franklin Street Apt A

Bellingham, WA 98225

860.930.8949

 

 

Education

2008   

B.F.A., Studio Education and Fine Arts 3D/Metals Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.   Art Education Certification in grades K-12. 

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

"Falling Out of the Box: Lost But Not Forgotten", Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

"Studio Showcase", Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2018

"Falling Out of the Box: Torch Song", Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

"Studio Showcase", Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA

2014 

"Soulcology: An Exhibition in Metal", Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT

2013

"Beginning, Middle, Endless", Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

"Hand Jobs, Nail Art Meets Fine Art", 24 K Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012  

"Beginning, Middle, Endless", Alchimia Scuola di Gioielleria Contemporanea, Firenze, Italy, April 20-May

"Delight: MassArt's 23rd Annual Benefit Art Auction", Sandra & David Bakalar and Stephen D. Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA April 5-12

"Natural Preservation: An Examination of Pattern, Preservation and Permanence", Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, MA February 4-29

2011

"The Teapot Redefined 2011", Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA  October 25 - November 15

"Objects of Status, Power & Adornment: The Studio Jewelry Movement 1950-2011", Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA September 13 - November 12

2010 

"Heirlooms of the Future: A Special Group Exhibition Focusing on the Decorative Arts," Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2009

''Heirlooms of the Future: A Special Group Exhibition Focusing on the Decorative Arts,'' SOFA New York, NY.

2008 

''Contemporary Visions in Metal,'' Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2007

''Emerging Talent: Leah Meleski, Lauren Blais, Monique Rancourt,'' Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

"Contemporary Decorative Arts and Studio Jewelry,'' SOFA. New York, NY. 

“All School Show,” Godine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,Boston, MA.

“BFA Senior Show,” Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA. 

“Jewelry from Paintings and Architecture,” Mobilia Gallery. Cambridge, MA. 

2006

“All School Show,” participant and curator in Godine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

 

Awards

2008  

Foundation Auction Award in Art Education. May.

2007  

Lillian Bardfield Award in Metals. May.

Foundation Auction Award in Metals. May

 

Collections

Sonny Kamm Teapot Foundation

Private Collections

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