MELISSA JO GORDON

EDUCATION:

2011 –MFA, Scuplture, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2007 –BFA, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

EXHIBITIONS/PUBLIC ART/PRODUCTIONS

2017 –Faculty Show, Keller Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2017 –Installation, Keller Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2016 –Installation, Not An Exit Gallery, Bread And Salt, Barrio Logan

2015 –WOW Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, LA JOLLA, CA

2012 –Alumni Sculpture Show, Keller Gallery, SAN DIEGO, CA

2012 –Public Art Permanent Installation, Euclid/16th Street Pedestrian Tunnel, BOULDER, CO

2011 –Graduate Degree Exhibition, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2010 –Performance, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, BOULDER, CO

2007 –Senior Exhibition, Keller Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2006 –Highlights, Keller Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

EXPERIENCE:

2019-current -Adjunct Professor, Middle Tennessee State University, MURFREESBORO, TN

2016-current –Adjunct Professor, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2015 –Commissioned artwork for theatrical production “The Golem of Havana,” MIAMI, FL

2012 –Business owner and creator of My Quiet House, a jewelry and design shop, LAKESIDE, CA

2011 –Graduate Instructor, Drawing for Non-Majors, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2009 –Graduate Assistant, Woodshop, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2009 –Graduate Instructor, Foundations/Introduction to Art, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2007 –Euroterm Paris Resident Director and Coordinator of Student Activities, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN

DIEGO, CA

LECTURES:

2016 –Artist Lecture, A Survey of My Art, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2012 –Panel Guest, Making Art After Graduating, Senior Seminar, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2011 –Pecha Kucha, Hagar and Sarah Lecture, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2011 –Lecture, Sculpture 1, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

AWARDS:

2012 –Singer Scholarship, University of Colorado at Boulder, BOULDER, CO

2007 –Graduate Magna Cum Laude and Dean’s List, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA

2006 –Scholarship, Point Loma Nazarene University, SAN DIEGO, CA