Melinda Hackett

Born in New York, NY
Currently lives and works in New York City and Southampton, NY

MFA Parsons -New School, New York, NY 
BA Hobart William Smith College, Geneva, NY 


2022 'City by the Sea' Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2020 'Artist Spotlight' Folio East (online) @folioeast

         'Bird Songs' Boxwood Gallery, curated by Jeff Lincoln, Vero Beach, FL

2018 'Hop on Pop' -Standard Space, Sharon, CT

2017-2018 'Ongoing Work' Dune Design, 200 Lexington Avenue. NY NY

2017 'Visual Playground' Artist Series-The Quogue Library, Quogue, NY

2016 'Equisite Garden' Estia Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2015 'Sea Garden' w/ MDMH (Michael Drury), John Molloy Gallery, New York, NY
2012 'New Work' Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
2011 "Shape Shifting: Visual Labyrinths"-Gallery 151 New York, NY
2010 "The Paumanok Paintings" 4 North Main Gallery, Southampton, NY
2009 "New Work" Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
2008 "Painting as Plain" Vanina Holasek Gallery, New York, NY
2006 "In the Eye" Holasek Weir Gallery, New York, NY
2005 "Paintings" Langham & Company, New York, NY
2005 "New Work" Branchville Gallery, Branchville, CT 
2004 "In the Eye" McGrath Galleries, New York, NY
2004 "Watercolors" Gallery @ Sadelier, Danbury, CT
2003 "In Circles" Norwalk Community College Gallery, Norwalk, CT 
"In Circles" Art Ex Gallery, The Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
"New Work" Thirteen Gallery, Danbury, CT 


2022 'Bubble Theory', John Molloy Gallery (with Sarah Lutz and Beth Dary)

         'Among Friends' Equity Gallery, NY, NY

         'Behind the Eye' Cold Air Fine Art, Bellport, NY

         'East End Painters' MM Art, Southampton, NY

2021 'Broken Arrow', Julie Keys Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY (with Erika Rainee)

         'Women Artists of the East End, MM Art, Southamptpn, NY

         'Year of the Woman', Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2020  'Hamptons Artists-The Current Wave, Ashawaugh Hall, Springs, NY

          'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' curated by James Salomon, Brooklyn, NY

         'Takeover' curated by Amy Kirwin, The Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY

         "Winter Salon" curated by Coco Myers, Folio East, East Hampton, NY

 2019 "The Slow Slope of Modernism" organized by Virva Hinnemo and George Negroponte, Julie Keyes Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

         "Whats New" curated by Coco Myers, Ashawaug Hall, Springs, NY

         "New Work" Hiddell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC

         "New Work" John Molloy Gallery, NY

         "Inside Out" at Estia Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

         "The Flower Show" MM art, Southampton, NY

2018  "5Painters" MM art, New York, NY

2017  "Parrish Perspectives: New Work in Context", Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY "group show" Jeff Lincoln art+design, Southampton, NY

         "Fight or Flight", The Painting Center, New York, NY

         'The Language of Flowers', Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Lincoln, Mass.

         "Group Show" Jeff Lincoln art+design, Southampton, NY

         " 79th Guild Hall Members Show, East Hampton, NY *best work on paper

         "Haus Warming" DeChiara Projects, Stone Ridge, NY

2016 "Art in an Airstream" Cade Tompkins Projects @2016 IFDPA Print Fair, NY, NY

         "Savage Nature" Peter Marcelle Gallery, Southampton, NY

         "Sea Women" Samuel Owen Gallery, Nantucket Mass.

         "East End Collected" Southampton Center, Southampton, NY curated by Paton Miller

2015 "Artists We Know" Gallery 151, New York, NY

2014 "Eden" Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                                     
2012 "Alumni Show" Parsons/New School, New York, NY
"Hybrid Explosion" Mark Humphrey Gallery, Southampton, NY
2011 "Artists Choose Artists" Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
"Out of the Blue" Chautuaqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY"
"Super Nature" 4 North Main Gallery, Southampton, NY
"The Last Gesture"curated by Charles Finch-David Hall Fine Art,Wellesley,Mass.
"International Masters IV" Southern Nevada Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV
2009 "New Selections" Elisa Tucci Contemporary, Riverdale, NY
"New Aquisitons" Scott Richards Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2007 "Pattern vs. Decoration" Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY
NEST Auction Emergency Arts, New York, NY
2006 Art (212) Contemporary Art Fair, Vanina Holasek Gallery, New York, NY
"Groovy/Not Groovy, First Run Productions, New York, NY
"Artists of the Hamptons" Leila Heller Gallery, New York NY
" Beast and the Beauty" Holasek, Weir Gallery, New York, NY
" Current Abstraction" Black Rock Art Center, Bridgeport, CT
2005 "Summer Selections" Pepper Gallery, Boston, MASS. 
2004 "Prints and Paper" Branchville Gallery, Ridgefield, CT.
2003 "10 at 13 - Works on Paper", Thirteen Gallery, Danbury, CT 
"La Superette" Deitch Projects, New York, NY 
"Mart", Beacon, NY
2002 "Autumn at the Station" Tonje Gallery, Brewster, NY
"First Annual Lancaster Invitational", Lancaster, PA 
"In The Reef", North Salem Free Library, North Salem, NY 
"Snapshot" Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

2001 "The Brewster Project" Brewster NY: Curator Christopher Ho 
"Summer Show" Tonje Gallery, Brewster, NY 
"Small Works" Thirteen Gallery, Danbury, CT

1999 Thirty Sixth Juried Exhibition The Parish Art Museum, Southampton, NY 

1997 "Generations" A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

1996 MFA Show 420 West Broadway, New York, NY 

1995 "Pink" Parsons Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY 
"Ambrosia" Parsons Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1994 "Thirty Fourth Juried Exhibition" The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
"MFA Show Hunter College", New York, NY 
"National Midyear Exhibition" Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown Ohio

1993 Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY 
"Five Painters" Patterson Museum, Patterson, NY

1992 "Women on the Verge" Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1990 "Melinda Hackett" Realart Gallery, New York, NY

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


EMERGENCY ARTS, founding member and artist in residence, New York, NY