Melissa Artemis Shemanna

Born Jan 1976   

Currently lives and works in Yarra Valley

VIC, Australia

 

EDUCATION

 

Self / Family Taught  – 1980-2020

Mentors;

Amanda Sage - USA, Melbourne, Italy, 2011/ 2012 & 2018

Wolfgang Widmosa - Bali (Live in) painting Immersion & mentoring, 2013

Laurence Caruana & Ernst Fuchs - (Live in) Torre Superiore, Italy 2011

Bruno Torfs- Painting and Clay Sculpting, Marysville, 2006-2009

Adv. Diploma Fine Art - Wollongong, 1995

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS LIST:

 

2021 Luminarium Gallery Earth Frequency Festival QLD      

2020 Buddha Bar- Launch exhibition Melbourne

2019 EarthArtBeat Visionary Arts for social change (producer, curator & artist)

2019 Second Story Studios, Collingwood

2019 Cyberdelics, Brunswick Melbourne secret warehouse 

2019 Evolve Gallery, RSF Melbourne (Curator and Artist)

2018 The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation, Visionary Nectar group show

2018  Evolve Gallery, RSF Melbourne (Curator and Artist)

2018 Amplify Her, Women’s Group Exhibition, Second Story Studios Melbourne (curator)

2017  Furtherr Gallery, Oregon Eclipse Arts festival, Oregon USA

2017  Envision gallery, Oregon Eclipse Arts festival, Oregon USA

2017  Knew Conscious gallery, Denver USA

2017  The Honeybee Temple Solo Exhibition, Yarra Valley AUS

2017  Visionary Nectar, Babylon Arts Festival Gallery, VIC

2017 Evolve Gallery, RSF Melbourne (curator)

2006 Banyan Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Healesville VIC 

2003 ArtHoles Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Gertrude St, Melbourne AUS

2002 Found Project Space, Solo Exhibition, Fitzroy, Melbourne AUS

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Works held in private collections in;

Netherlands NL, Boulder USA, Maui Hawaii, Ubud Bali, Torre Italy, 

Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania, AUS

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2019 EarthArtBeat Festival, Moora Moora Community, (Festival Co-Producer and Arts Program curator)

2019 Launch: The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation, Visionary Nectar group show

2020, 2019, 2018 & 2017 Curator and Coordinator for Evolve Gallery, Rainbow Serpent Festival Dome Gallery for International and Local artists.

2018, Psychedelic Salon, an exhibition to explore states of consciousness

2018, Resilience, ‘nature & culture in the cyber world’ Group exhibition for Melbourne Visionary artists and multi discipline arts

2018,  Amplify her, for Evolve gallery, Second Story Studios, Melbourne

2017,  Visionary Nectar for Australian Artists, Babylon Arts Festival Gallery, VIC

2013-2018,  Synergy Arts Event Exhibition for Visionary Artists (over 10 events)