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  • “Birch XIII”Birch XIII

    Oil on Canvas, 48 x 36 inches, 2014

  • “Birch XI”Birch XI

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 36 inches, 2014

  • “Birch V”Birch V

    Oil on Canvas, 48 x 36 inches, 2014

  • “Birch III”Birch III

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 40 x 40 inches, 2014

  • “Birch II”Birch II

    Oil on Canvas, 48 x 36 inches, 2014

  • “Roller Coaster XIII”Roller Coaster XIII

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 36 x 36 inches, 2013

  • “Roller Coaster XII”Roller Coaster XII

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 36 inches, 2013

  • “Roller Coaster IX”Roller Coaster IX

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 36 x 36 inches, 2013

  • “Roller Coaster IV”Roller Coaster IV

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 36 inches, 2013

  • “Roller Coaster II”Roller Coaster II

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 36 inches, 2013

  • “Coal Piles XV”Coal Piles XV

    Oil on Canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2012

  • “Coal Piles XIII”Coal Piles XIII

    Oil on Canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2012

  • “Coal Piles X”Coal Piles X

    Oil on Canvas, 36 x 36 inches, 2012

  • “Coal Pile III”Coal Pile III

    Oil on Canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2012

  • “Salt Pile XV”Salt Pile XV

    Oil on Canvas, 36 x 36 inches, 2011

  • “Salt Pile XIII”Salt Pile XIII

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 60 inches, 2011

  • “Salt Pile XI”Salt Pile XI

    Oil on Canvas & Black Velvet, 48 x 60 inches, 2011

Melissa Dorn Richards

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Plaid Tuba
207 E. Buffalo, Suite 600
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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artist bio

Melissa Dorn Richards started life on an Air Force base in Anchorage, Alaska, and spent her formative years in West Bend, Wisconsin. After bouncing around to different colleges, she moved to Milwaukee to attend the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and received her BFA in 1996. Since graduating she has maintained a strong studio practice, worked with Milwaukee youth through Arts@Large and Artworks for Milwaukee and has become a leader in the local arts community primarily through the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN). Dorn Richards is also a Plaid Tuba Affiliate, with a studio located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

Select exhibitions include: Abstraction: The Language of Art, Cedarburg Cultural Center; New Works, Gallerie M Intercontinental; Indiana Green, Juarez Invitational; Eight Counties, John Michael Kohler Arts Center; Artist Marketplace, Milwaukee Art Museum; Around the Coyote Festivals, Chicago; Art Chicago, Hotcakes Gallery; Aqua Art Miami, Hotcakes Gallery; and Impromptu, Cedar Gallery.

Dorn Richards is represented by EFFJAY PROJEKTS Gallery, Sheboygan and The Leigh Gallery, Chicago. Her work can be found in many collections including West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, Littler Mendelson, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and TaxAir.

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