Approved: 09.09.2016

Melanie Berman

Artist

Approved: 09.09.2016

Berman paintings play with the flatness of surface versus the medium, whilst exploring the perfect and imperfect. On first look, the viewer contemplates cohesive colour, design and space, but on closer inspection, an underlying naivety comes to the surface, something which has become a crucial signifier of my method.  They are both heavy and light, still or active, representing transitional moments in time. In this way, they find their own identities whilst they are developed in their making process.

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    Artist Statement

    Berman paintings play with the flatness of surface versus the medium, whilst exploring the perfect and imperfect. On first look, the viewer contemplates cohesive colour, design and space, but on closer inspection, an underlying naivety comes to the surface, something which has become a crucial signifier of my method.  They are both heavy and light, still or active, representing transitional moments in time. In this way, they find their own identities whilst they are developed in their making process.

    Berman has recently exhibited RA 2019 RA 2020 2022 and RSA 2020 RSA 2021 2022  : Melanie Berman artwork was also highlighted on the Royal Academy Calendar 2021.  She lives in East Sussex United Kindom. Shrotlisted for the Beep Painting Prize and Bankley Open 2022 

    CV & Education

    CV Melanie Berman

     

    Melanie has exhibited in Kent and East Sussex. She now works and lives in East Sussex.

     

    1979

    Design Berkshire College of Art and Design BA Fashion Design 2.1

     

    Awarded - The Glove Guild of Great Britain by the Lord Mayor of London

     

    1979 - Worked for Zandra Rhodes

     

    1980

    Liberty of London in house Exhibition ‘Fluid’

     

    1990

    Studied Life Drawing under Phillip Mosley Continue to study for the next ten year the human form. Blue Moon Gallery

     

    2008

    BA Hons Fine Art Painting UCA

     

    2013 

    Fairfax Gallery Tunbridge Wells

    Singapore Art fair 

    Solo Show Trinity Arts Center Tunbridge Wells 

     

    2015

    Wing GalleryWadhurst

    Artloop Group Exhibition Islington London

     

    2016 

    Wing Gallery Wadhurst 

    St Annes Galleries Affordable -Art Fair London

    Wychwood Gallery Gloucestershire 

    September Art Show - Pure Art Show Battle 

    The Gallery Tunbridge Wells One Warwick Park

     

    2017

    Wychwood Gallery 

    Wing Gallery, Solo show - Element -

    Rye Art Gallery 

    The GalleryTunbridge Wells One Warwick Park 

    Artist talks Kent Art Education. Envy Interior Design Consultancy London

     

    2018 

    'The Gallery’ Solo Show Tunbridge Wells Kent Envy Designs Design work. Envy Interior Design Consultancy London Commission work. Artist in Residence "The Gallery'. Rye Art Gallery 

     

    2019 

    Royal Academy Summer Exhibition - Rye Art Gallery - Artist in residence 'The Gallery’. SMC Design Consultancy London. 

     

    2020 

    Scottish Royal Academy Exhitbion, Exbition Barclays Bank East Sussex .

     

    2021 Royal Academy Summer Exhibtion (RA) - Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) - The Wells Art Contemporary - Lido Open - Barclay Bank Exhibtion.

     

    2022 Royal Academy Summer Exhibtion (RA) Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) - Beep Open - Bankley Open