Melissa Dorn is a Milwaukee-based artist, who holds a BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. A practicing artist for over 20 years, she is represented by Frank Juarez Gallery. Her work can be found in many corporate collections including Tax-Air, Northwestern Mutual, Mandel Group, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, Littler Mendelson and Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.
Select exhibitions include: The Sarah Ball Allis Art Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum; The Everyday Feminist: Fine China, Plock Art Gallery; The Everyday Feminist: Doing the Dishes, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mopping Up, Frank Juarez Gallery; The Jump Off, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art; Detroit Biennale, Museum of New Art; Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art; Preservatif, Stockholm Gallery; Forward 2014, Charles Allis Art Museum; Up, Down!, River Edge Gallery; Moving Mountains, Frank Juarez Gallery; Schematic, UW-Sheboygan; Eight Counties, John Michael Kohler Arts Center; Art Chicago and Aqua Art Miami, Hotcakes Gallery.
Dorn has actively been involved with MIAD since graduating and her best role yet is teaching in the FYE program. She encourages her students to learn through experimentation, questioning and collaboration.
Learn more about Melissa Dorns work at melissadornstudio.com