Melissa Rubin , a New York City and Vermont-based artist, has previously exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions at Atlantic Gallery, NYC: John Molloy Gallery, NYC; Canal Street Art Gallery, Bellows Falls, VT; Burgdorff Gallery, Southern Vermont College, Bennington, VT; the Pelham Art Center; the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA, and many other venues. Her work has been featured in ARTnews Magazine, on CBS This Morning , and has been used in performances and movie sets. Melissa has been the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner and a New York Foundation for the Arts grants, as well as a Fulbright teacher fellowship to Japan. She was a 2017 participant at the Master Abstraction Residency at MassMoCA, and was recently awarded the inaugural Binnie Bernstein grant to attend the International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA. You can view more of her work at: and follow her on Instagram: @melissarubinart