MELISSA MCCUTCHEON
May 2015

Washington, D.C. – “Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, I work as a painter utilizing oil as my primary medium as well as mixed water based media and graphite on paper. I have exhibited my work in a variety of solo and group exhibitions since 2000 in such cities as New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Newark, NJ, Chicago, IL, Washington, D.C., Seattle, WA, Baltimore, MD, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Medellin, Colombia and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I have participated in a variety of artist’s residency programs including Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain, Djerassi Resident Artist’s Program, The Ragdale Foundation, Foundation Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands, The Ucross Foundation, The Jentel Foundation, The Corporation of Yaddo, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation and Casa Tres Patios, Medellin, Colombia.
     I received my Masters of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Washington University in St. Louis and serve as a faculty member at The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and as a faculty member and undergraduate advisor for the Fine Arts department at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.”

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