Melanie Hickerson is an experienced artist whose work is in many private and public collections around the world. Ms Hickerson received her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. She has traveled broadly; lived and worked in Rome, Italy; New York City and Texas. Among the many places she has traveled, Guangzhou, China, ranks as one that left a lasting impression. She had two one-person exhibits in Soho, NY, NY. She was panel moderator for a session called "Defining and Developing Women's Iconography" at the1997 WCA National Convention, Philadelphia, PA. This was one of her favorite experiences.
I imagine unlikely or even surrealistic intrusions that move the narrative into original scenarios. There is a story there, a movement, something before and after. I like to push paint around.
The JCB Gallery is located in the heart of the arts district adjacent to the Long Center and Butler Park at the Dougherty Arts Center, a multi-cultural community arts center providing opportunities for creative expression to citizens for over 41 years. Visitors enjoy an exceptional 2,480 square feet of exhibit space including the main gallery and the east and west galleries. The natural collision of creative activity at the arts center contributes to the gallery's longstanding reputation among the arts community as an accessible and nurturing venue and incubator, ideal for emerging and established artists.
Local Dougherty Arts Center exhibiting artists show you where the art happens and open their virtual doors for a look at life inside their studios! Learn more about the environments they have established to best cultivate creativity with these Two Minute Studio Tour videos.
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