Education
Master of Fine Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Studied Chinese language, Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan
Bachelors of Art Education, graduated cum laude, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

Awards and Honors

2015  Community Arts Partnership Artist, artwork "Pair of X's" selected by GCAC board of trustees and awarded to the Hilton Downtown Hotel. Aid to Individual Artists Grant, Ohio Arts Council (1989 and 1991 too). Supply Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council

2014  Ohio Made, Award Recipient, Ohio History Connection, 800 East 17th Ave, Columbus, OH. Watkins Printing Poster Award and Yassenoff Family Award for Excellence,  Best of 2014, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio. Artist in the Community Professional Development Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council.

1992  Aid to Individual Artists Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council.

1991  Aid to Individual Artists Grant, Ohio Arts Council. Summer Fellowship for Teachers of the Arts, Ohio Arts Council. Columbus Museum of Art Sculpture Award, Columbus Art League 81st Annual Exhibition, Columbus Museum of Art.

1989  Aid to Individual Artists Grant, Ohio Arts Council. Summer Fellowship for Teachers of the Arts, Ohio Arts Council.

 

Selected Collections
Ohio Craft Museum
James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.
Hilton Collection, Columbus, OH.
Glimcher Realty Trust, Columbus.
Richard M. Ross Art Museum, The Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.
Rush Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Huntington Mortgage Company, Worthington, OH.
Columbus Metropolitan Libraries, South Side Library, Columbus.
Nationwide Insurance Company, Columbus.
Huntington National Bank, Columbus.

           

Selected Exhibitions

2017  "Found and Made", Solo Exhibition, Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2016  "Going with the Grain", Solo Exhibition, Sherrie Gallerie, 694 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio. "The Best of 2016", Ohio Craft Museum, Fine Arts Center Gallery at Bowling Green State University and Richard M. Ross Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University. "The Ohio State Fair Exhibition", Cox Fine Art Building, Columbus, Ohio. Ohio Arts Council Award. "Lumberyard Springtide", Haen Brevard location, 200 King Street, Brevard, NC.

2015  "Community Arts Partnership Exhibition", Rays Livingroom, Brickel St., Columbus, Ohio.  "ARTICULATIONS: Haen Lumberyard Brevard Annual Sculpture Exhibition", The Haen Gallery, 200 King Street, Brevard, North Carolina. Summer Salon, CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition", Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio. "The Best of 2015", Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, 1665 West Fifth Ave, Columbus, Ohio, Wassenberg Art Center, 214 South Washington St, Van Wert, Ohio, French Art Colony, 530 1st Ave, Gallipolis, Ohio. "One Way or Another", An exhibition of artwork from the permanent collection, Richard M Ross Museum. "Remnants", CAW!, Urban Arts Space, 50 West Town Street, Columbus, Ohio. "Winter Salon", CIRCA Gallery,  Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2014   ""X" Marks the Spot", Solo Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Fine Arts Center, Third Floor Gallery. "New Work", Solo Exhibition, Sherrie Gallerie, 694 north High Street, Columbus, Ohio. "The Best of 2014", Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, 1665 West Fifth Ave, Columbus, Ohio, Wassenberg Art Center, 214 South Washington St, Van Wert, Ohio, French Art Colony, 530 1st Ave, Gallipolis, Ohio. "Ohio State Fair Exhibition", Cox Fine Art Building, Columbus, Ohio.

2013   "Old Farms – New Work", Solo Exhibition, Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 South Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH. "Works in Wood", Solo Exhibition, Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening Street,  Worthington, OH.

2012  "Ohio State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition", The Ohio State Fair Cox Fine Arts Center, Columbus, OH. "Celebrating Worthington", Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH. "The Sixth Annual Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Art Show", Columbus Metropolitan Main Library's Carnegie Gallery, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH.

2011 "Teachers Create: Worthington Schools Visual Arts Faculty" , McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH.

2009  "Materials Matter: Sharon Dougherty, Julie Abijanac and Melinda Rosenberg", Art Access Gallery, 540 S. Drexel Avenue, Bexley, OH.

2008  "New Artists", Art Access Gallery.

2007  "Some Assembly Required", The Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, Columbus, OH.

2006  "Tangled Web", Solo Exhibition, The Ohio State University Faculty Club, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. "In the Spirit of the Tree", The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH.

2004   "Summer Salon", Gallery V, 694 North High Street, Columbus, OH.

2002  "Melinda Kay Rosenberg and Ronald V. Clayton", Gallery V, 694 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.

2000  "Dual Decades: a Retrospective of 20 years",  Solo Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, 128 North Oval Mall, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.  Melinda Kay and Jill Sutton, Gallery V.

1998   "Meditations on Nature, Melinda Kay and Steve Pentak", Gallery V, Overland Park, KS. "New Work", Solo Exhibition, The Belmont Gallery, 330 W. Spring Street, Columbus, OH. "Melinda Kay", Solo Exhibition, Carnegie Art Center, Covington, Kentucky.

1996   "Mixed Media", Gallery V Overland Park, KS.

1994  "Mandala Series", Solo Exhibition, Gallery V, Overland Park, KS. "Mandala Series", Kay Garvey Gallery, 230 West Superior St., Chicago, Illinois. "Into Wood", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.

1993  "Points of Reference: Contemporary Abstraction", Fine Arts Gallery, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana.

1992  "Off the Wall", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland OH.

1987  "Resurfaced", Solo Exhibition, Lynn Mayhew Gallery, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.