Born in New York City

2015 MFA Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

1997 Santa Monica College of Art, Architecture, and Design, S.M., CA

1986 BFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Awards

2011 Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY

2011Schloss Pluschow residency, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

2010 VCCA, Amherst, VA.

2008 The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY

Select One Person Shows

2011 "wings and murmurs" 571 projects, NYC

2008 "things that last forever" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2007 "Saints and Maidens" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2006 "Collapse" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2005 "The Babies" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2002 "People" The Boylan Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

2002 "Legends" Blue Heron Arts Center, NYC

2001 "Portraits" AE Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1999 "Heads" Here Art Gallery, New York, NY

Select Group Shows

2013 "Immerse Yourself" Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2013 "In Memoriam" Neoteric Fine Art, Amagansett, NY

2013 "The Big Show" Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

2012 "Holiday Salon Exhibition " Ille Arts

2012 "Pillow Talk" Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY

2012 "Love and Heartbreak" Piermont Straus, Piermont, NY

2011 "Water" The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, NYC

2011 "Small Works" Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY / 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011

2011 œOn the Waterfront; Visions of Redhook The Waterfront Museum, Bklyn, NY

2010 "Recent Work", Pamela Williams Gallery, Amgansett, NY

2009 "Collection Of" White Columns, NYC

2009 "Portrait and Presence" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2009 "Artist Secret Society" Christys Art Center, Sag Harbor, NY

2009 "Watching the Water" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2009 "Art and Desire" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2009 "Spring 09" Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY

2008 "The Beast In Me" Bowman / Bloom Gallery, NYC

2008 "The Big Show" Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

2007 "High Above the High Line" Gotham Art, NYC

2005 "Every Day is Different" Michael Steinberg Fine Art, NYC

2005 "Anderson Ranch Art Auction" Aspen, Colorado

2004 "Flowers" Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2003 "Pulp" Curated by NURTUREart non-profit, inc. NYC

2002 "Go Figure" Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY

2002 "Works on Paper" Whitney Art works, Greenport, NY

2002 "Portraits" Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1996 "Scales" Hello Artichoke, Santa Monica, CA

1996 "Art 5.5.96" Bergamont Station, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Performance Work

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Collections

Kirkland and Ellis Collection, Citicorp, NYC liftingthesky.com

Bibliography

McClemont, Doug, review- 571 Projects, Art News, February, 2012 (photo)

Sasiadek, Tara, "A Dialogue with Echo: Artist Melora Griffis", buffalorising.com, June 2011 (photo)

Long, Robert, "Dark Paintings" East Hampton Star, May, 2006 (photo)

Long, Robert, "Royal Infants" East Hampton Star, April, 2005 (photo)

Long, Robert, "New on Sag Harbors Art Scene" East Hampton Star, September, 2001 (photo)

Yablonsky, Linda "œPortraits" essay for catalog, September, 2001