Melissa Stern is an artist and journalist living in NYC. With a background in Cultural Anthropology she is interested in the intersection between art and society and the work made by those outside of the art-world mainstream. She is particularly interested in storytelling and it’s relationship to visual arts.
Her work has shown at galleries and museums throughout the US. Her solo museum show, “The Talking Cure” has been traveling to major American museums since 2012. It will open at The Fuller Museum in 2022.
Stern’s stories and reviews have appeared in The New York Press, Hyperallergic and ArtCritical.
Melissa Stern’s work is in numerous museum and corporate collections including:
The Museum of Art and Design, New York; American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California; The Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis; The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Connecticut; International Collage Center, Pennsylvania; Library of Congress: Rare Books and Special Collections, Washington DC; the Stavanger Museum, Norway; The Racine Art Museum; Bear Stearns & Co., New York; Designtex, New York; The Kohler Company Collection, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; The Metropolitan Home Magazine Design Collection, New York; News Corp Inc., New York; and JP Morgan/Chase, New York to name a few.