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2011FEAST Cristin Tierney New York, NY
2009Imperium Hendershot Gallery New York, NY
John Jay College New York, NY
2008Apotheosis Roebling Hall New York, NY
Totems of Empire A. Giordano Gallery Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
2004Hiding the Elephant Satellite/Roebling Hall New York, NY
2003As Faces Do Poder EBEC Galeria de Arte Salvador, Brazil
Solo Exhibition Scene Gallery New York, NY
2002Solo Exhibition Tatar Gallery Toronto, Canada


2010The Work Office New York, NY
2009Reaganography No GlobeBrooklyn, NY
2008Sedition White Box New York, NY
2007Late Empire Roebling Hall New York, NY
Mr. President University Art MuseumAlbany, NY
2006Pyschoideology Roebling HallNew York, NY
Surveillance Jersey City Museum Jersey City, NJ
Human Error Ramelton Center Donegal,Ireland
2005Disasters of War: From Goya Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
The Reality Show Peninsula Fine Arts Ctr. Newport News, VA
USUK Lab Gallery New York, NY
2004Democracy was Fun White Box New York, NY
Hiding the Elephant (Solo) Satellite(Roebling Hall)New York, NY
Contemplating War JCCC GalleryKansas City, KS
Bush League Roebling Hall Brooklyn, NY
amBush Van Brunt Gallery New York, NY
Open House: Working in Brooklyn Brooklyn Museum of Art
2003As Faces do Poder (Solo)EBEC Galeria de ArteSalvador, Brazil
Solo Exhibition Scene Gallery New York, NY
Theory of Relative Power Abrons Arts Center New York, NY Face to Face
Long Island Museum Stony Brook, NY
2002Solo Exhibition Tatar GalleryToronto, Canada
Before and After SAC Gallery Stony Brook, NY
ShowOff: Albany Airport GalleryAlbany, NY
Museum Directors Select from their Collections
2001Viseglia GalleryCaldwell CollegeCaldwell, NJ
The Other Self Gallery NorthStony Brook, NY
Omni Gallery Uniondale, NY
Staller Center for the ArtsStony Brook, NY
Works on Paper MFA Gallery Annapolis, MD


2008Yaddo Saratoga Springs, NY
Valparaiso Mojacar, Spain
2006YaddoSaratoga Springs, NY
2005Tyrone Guthrie Centre Co. Monaghan, Ireland
Djerassi Artists’ Residency Woodside, CA
2004Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Program
20032003 NYFA Prize Recipient
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Sacatar Foundation Fellowship Bahia, Brazil
2002Henry Street Settlement Artist in Residency, New York, NY
2001 Art Omi International Arts Center Ghent, NY


2001MFA Stony Brook University full-tuition scholarship
1977BFA Pratt Institute full-tuition merit scholarship


2002to present Painting and Drawing 92nd Street Y Art Center
2003to 2009 Instructor, Visual Arts Henry Street Settlement
2000Intro to Painting Stony Brook University


2011 Bui, Phong Melanie Baker:FEAST the Brooklyn Rail, Artseen
July-August 2011
2008 Genoccio, Benjamin Drawings with a Message About Political
Power New York Times, p LI10 Nov. 23, 2008
Cotter, Holland Lower East Side: Art Shoehorned Amid Charm New York Times, p. C29Nov. 14, 2008
2004 Stillman, Nick Critic’s Oct. 2004
Thorson, Alice Artists study War…Kansas City Star, p. H1 Oct. 24. 04
Volk, GregoryBig Brash Borough Art in America, p 92 Sept. 2004
Rousselet, Fabrice LiberationP 48, Paris, France Sept. 2004
2003 Brock, Patrick Tres Exposicoes Movimentam Gallerias Nov. 2003
Correio Da Bahia Facchinetti Expressoes do Poder A Tarde, BrazilNov. 2003
Grace, Melissa Portrait of a Late BloomerDaily News Sept. 2003
Harpers Magazine Illustration, Readings Section P 19 Aug. 2003
Harrison, Helen Face to Face, NY Times, Sect 14 Aug. 2003
2002 Jaeger, William Best of the BestAlbany Times-Union Oct. 2002