• Yay! My work included in another Humble Arts Show!

    I luv the Humble Arts Foundation. Thanks Jon Feinstein and Amani Olu for including my image. Yes-I was going through the drive-thru in West Long Branch, NJ where I spotted this!


  • Group Show "American Splendour" at Ilon Gallery in Harlem, NYC!

    I'm very happy to be included in this awesome group show curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel!

  • Pantone Color of the Year!

    Ultra Violet! Glad to be in this show dedicated to Purple!!! At the UICA in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

  • Day GLO Partay!

    Check out my large-scale installation at the White Space Collection in West Palm Beach, FL. Lisa Rockford, Curator

  • Poster, Group Show at Troppus Projects, Kent Ohio

    Glad to get the message out there with 'Stomp Out Hate' from my series 'Revolution is Beautiful'!!!

  • My Image Included in Humble Arts New Cats in Art Photography!!!


    Check out more press on this fun book! Order a copy today at Yoffy Press!

  • My Work Included in Awesome Group Show in Atlanta!

  • Fleur (Essence) listed as one of 7 Breathtaking Exhibits to See in September!

  • Fleur (Essence) by Melissa Eder and Aimee Hertog listed in Art Forum and Art Critical


  • Fleur (Essence) by Melissa Eder and Aimee Hertog

    Please join us for the opening tomorrow August 31st!
    Lazy Susan Gallery
    191 Henry St
    Lower Eastside/Chinatown


  • Solar Flair: Celestial Bodies in Motion

    Total Eclipse of the Sun! Don't look directly into it! My 4ft x 4ft banner Nite is included here in Solar Flair: Celestial Bodies in Motion at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri! albrecht-kemper.org/exhibitions/solar-f…

  • Sweet and Low: An International Show of Cute!

    Super happy to be in this show in San Francisco, CA, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Art Center in Walnut Creek! www.bedfordgallery.org/exhibitions/on-v…

  • LaMaMa Paddle 8 Auction Goes Live!

    Please bid on some awesome art for an awesome place!

  • Whitney Houston Biennial!!!

    I totally luved being in this show. Over 150+ women artists curated by Christine Finley, The Whitney Houston Biennial was well received! (1,000 people showed up for the opening). I showed a flag that was bedazzled with the message "Stomp Out Hate" and "Fight the Power"!!
    Here's some press about it:

  • Objectified- Group Show, CICA Museum, Korea

    I'm super happy to announce that my work will be included in this group show! The dates are 3/10-3/26.

  • 9 Topic Triad, Arthill Gallery, London

    So happy to have an image included in this special project coordinated by Maria Font and Amalia Caputo! The show has been extended a week!

  • NXNE, Brattleboro Museum of Art

    NXNE, a survey of photo/media based art in Vermont! February 2017!

  • Satellite Art Show in Miami!

    Super excited to be showing with awesome artist Aimee Hertog in conjunction with ArtShape Mammoth at the Satellite Art Show in Miami Beach from Dec. 1-4.
    We'll be exhibiting our project 'Fleur (Essence)'. If you're down there for Art Basel, please stop by #40 3rd Floor.

  • Paradise in the City!

    My work 'Lamppost' is included in this LP Summer Show.
    Please check it out:
    Local Project
    11-27 44th Rd.
    (btwn. 21sr and 11th St.) in Long Island City

  • I'm happy to have work in WE:AMEricans

    I'm happy to have work in WE:AMEricans on view at Station Independent Projects on the Lower East Side. The exhibition runs from 7/7/16-8/13/16, with an opening reception on July 7th from 6-9pm. It is curated by the awesome Ruben Natal-San Miguel!

    Station Independent Projects
    138 Eldridge Street #2
    New York, New York 10002

  • So happy to be included in this special Instagram show with Humble Arts!

    Check it out! Landscapez @humblearts on their Instagram feed.

  • Faux @c4fp

    I'm super excited to be going to Colorado on Thursday for the opening of Faux at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins! Louise Clements, Juror.
    Gonna hang out with my cousin Susan Weber Gordon too! Yay!


  • Instagram Take Over! Women in Photo!!!

    Please check out @womeninphoto Instagram feed. I am taking it over with two other artists- Clara Turchi and Celina Bordino for #fastforwardconversation. We are exploring the theme 'Family Album'.

  • Sunshine Daydream: How Pop Art, Dystopia, New Jersey, and Jerry Garcia Helped to Shape an Artist's Work

    So happy that our panel (and my paper/artist's talk) was a success at the Southwest Conference on Popular Culture and American Culture!!!

  • My work featured in the recent Alexandria Quarterly!

  • I'm super happy to be showing in the Photo Show, Hipster and Otaku at the CICA Museum in Korea!

  • Great article on Beautiful Now!

    I luv this article that my work is included in!

  • ARTROOMS London 2016!!!

    I'm super thrilled to participate in ARTROOMS London 2016!!!
    Gonna be great!
    Melia White House Hotel
    Albany St., Regents Park
    Jan. 22 (VIP)-Jan. 25

  • Super happy to announce....

    I'm please to announce that I will be giving an artist's talk/paper at the Southwest Conference on Popular Culture and American Culture in New Mexico during Feb. 2016!!!. The paper is entitled,'Sunshine Daydream: How Pop Art, Dystopia, New Jersey and Jerry Garcia Shaped an Artist's Work'.

  • My work in huge group show at Lorimoto Gallery, Ridgewood, Queens!

    Please join me at the opening at Lorimoto Gallery.
    Opening this Sat. 11/21 from 6-9 pm
    16-23 Hancock St.
    Ridgewood, NY

  • Self-Portrait included in group show at LP in LIC!

    Please join me this Fri., Nov. 20th for the opening of 'Yourself' at LP!
    Local Project Gallery
    11-27th 44th Rd
    Long Island City, NY


  • Brooklyn Arts Council Benefit!

    Please join me at BAC AccessArt 2015 this Sunday! I have donated a piece.
    Nov. 22 from 2-5. 145 Plymouth St, Dumbo

  • Super glad to be showing my work in Berlin this summer!

    Happy to announce that I was selected to participate in the 4th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography for the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards in Berlin this summer!!!
    Jill Greenberg, Juror

  • Yay! My photobook 'Sunshine Daydream (Dedicated to Jerry Garcia) to be shown at the Griffin Museum of Photography!

    Yay!!! My new Photobook 'Sunshine Daydream (Dedicated to Jerry Garcia)' was selected for the show Photobook 2015-a collaboration of the Davis/Orton Gallery,Hudson NY and the Griffin Museum of Photography, MA! BTW-This is my 4th year in a row! Opening Jan. 2016

  • My work on Mango Pop!

    So happy to have pictures from my series 'New Jersey (And Other Places that Could be Mistaken for New Jersey) feature!

  • Warhol Wednesdays!

    My pic was selected for the Andy Warhol Museum's Tumblr site today.

  • Chashama Open Studios!!!!

    Pls. join me on either
    Sept. 25 | 6 - 9PM
    Sept. 26 | 12 - 5PM
    My studio is in the B Building #32
    FREE NY Water Taxi Ferry rides between
    Pier 11/Wall Street, DUMBO, and Sunset Park!
    58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

  • Work included in 9 Topics Guest Exhibit curated by Amalia Caputo and Marina Font!

    Pls. check out the opening at the Girls' Club in Ft. Lauderdale on Friday 9/11!
    Here's the info:

  • The Medusa Project Benefit!

    Pls. join me tomorrow evening 9/9 for this benefit. I've donated some work for a worthy arts non-profit!

  • Happiness

    I'm in this group show at the Jersey City Theater Center/ Merseles Studios, 339-345 Newark Ave.- Opening Sept. 4th!

  • Check out this review by Nancy Oliveri of the "Rights of Summer' group show that I'm included in! Thanks for the shout out!

  • The Rights of Summer

    I'm happy to be included in this awesome summer show! Curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel and Sean Corcoran, Curator of Photography and Prints for the Museum of the City of New York. It's at the Ripe Gallery on Long Island. Oh, my pic got voted 'Best Summer Symbol'! www.ripeartgal.com/

  • Backyards, BBQs and Watermelon!

    I'm super happy to be included in this summery group show on Lenscratch! My pic is of a watermelon!

  • Finalist-The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, Jill Greenberg-juror

    Just noticed that I placed as a finalist with many international artists in the The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, Jill Greenberg-juror. My image is 'Can You Dig It? A Chromatic Series of Floral Arrangements (Pucci).

  • My work in the Huff Post!

    Woohoo!!!! Radical Color was reviewed in the Huff Post! Thank you @Jon Feinstein! This is one of my fave shows to be included in!

  • Our Booth Featured on Sixty Hotels!

    Yay! Our booth 210, Twist Collective, was mentioned on 60 Blog. Thanks for the shout out!

  • At Select with the Twist Collective!

    I’ll be showing with some awesome artists ! (Margaret Withers, Aimee Hertog ,Giuliana Mottin). Pls. stop by! www.select-fair.com/newyork/

  • My work in the Lenscratch show 'Hair'!

    Check out the kool work in the online show I'm included in on Lenscratch! My work is on Page 2.

  • After Image: Contemporary Artists and Photography

    April 4 — May 29, 2015
    Art House Productions
    136 Magnolia Ave.
    Jersey City, NJ
    Curated by Arthur Bruso & Raymond Mingst

  • I can't believe it! My work featured on Art F City!

    Just got back from Portland, OR to see the Radical Color show and what do I find? My work from that show featured on Art F City under Monday Links- Spring Forward! Thanks for the compliment! I do understand color!

  • Yay! I'm taking over the FeatureShoot Instagram Feed on March 10th and 11th!

    Please follow me!
    #featureshoot @melissaederart

  • Awesome Color Photography Show!

    I'm really happy to be included in 'Radical Color' curated by Jon Feinstein @ the Newspace Center for Photography. Such A kool show!

  • Great Review of 'Radical Color'!

  • Review of the Omnivore's Dilemma

  • The Omnivore's Dilemma: Visualized

    I'm super happy to be included in this group show entitled 'The Omnivore's Dilemma:Visualized' at the University of Conn.'s Contemporary Art Galleries. I'm showing along side some of my favorite artists (Robert Gober, Janine Antoni, David Allee, Roe Ethridge)! The opening is Wed.. Feb. 4th with a symposium beginning @ 4:00pm.

  • RESPOND was reviewed in the Times!


    I am proud to be included in this collective voice/exhibition entitled RESPOND at Smack Mellon. The opening is this Sat., 1/17 from 5-8.
    92 Plymouth Street @ Washington, Brooklyn

  • Photobook 2014 @ the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA

    I'm super happy to have my book, 'Bushes and Balls' included in this group show of photobooks. This show is a collaboration of the museum and the Davis/Orton gallery in Hudson, NY. The opening is tomorrow, Sat.1/9/15 @7:00.

  • My work in the Bahamas Biennale!

    Now that I got your attention- my work is included in the Bahamas Biennale in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. The show is curated by Sean J. Patrick Carney of the BHQF.

  • My work in Perth, Australia!

    I am included in a group show entitled, 'Collective,' at the Perth Center of Photography, Perth, Australia.

  • I'm happy to announce that my work was accepted into the Smile Face Museum!

    It's titled, 'Happy!' and it's in their Study Room and Collection.

  • Brooklyn Arts Council Benefit

    Won't you please join me (and many others) in supporting the Brooklyn Arts Council ?! Tickets are available online. Many artists have donated work to be auctioned (catalog linked below).
    Event Info:
    Sunday, November 16, 3-5pm
    (VIP Preview 2-3pm)
    Brooklyn Arts Council

    111 Front Street, #216 DUMBO, Brooklyn

  • Group Show @ the Nave Gallery - Illuminated: A Photographic Essay of Holiday Lights

    Saturday, November 15, 2014; 3:00 pm-5:00 p

    Nave Gallery (Teele Square), 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA

    November 15, 2014-December 14, 2014
    Closed Thanksgiving weekend

    Saturday and Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm

  • Group Show- The Chicken Thief

    Please join me for the opening at this quirky gallery!

    Friday, Nov. 7th from 6-8
    The Friday Studio Gallery
    56 Bogart St. (across the hall from Momenta Gallery)


  • My work and self are featured on 365 Days/ 365 Artists (October 25, 2014)!

    Please check out this in depth interview about my work.

  • HAF's New Cats in Art Photography featured on the BBC!

    More press for this show I'm in.

  • My Open Studio- B32

    Fri. Sept. 19 from 6-10 and Sat Sept.-20, 2014 from 3-9 pm
    Open Studios at the Brooklyn Army Terminal

    140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 FREE NY Water Taxi Ferry rides between Wall Street, DUMBO, and Sunset Park will be provided!
    Click here for more information.

    You are invited to visit the studios of over 80 artists, explore their finished or in-progress work, and learn about their process. There will be refreshments and a daily raffle offered during our open hours. With free Water Taxi ferry rides, the trip is worth it!

  • New Cats in Art Photography!

    Here's a super fun show I'm in on the Humble Arts Foundation site!


  • Hey! An article about my work written in Chinese!

  • Check out my self-portrait that's included in the National Gallery of London's 'A Room of One's Own' contest celebrating the life and work of Virginia Woolf!

  • My work highlighted in the Collector Daily!

    I'm happy to announce that my work was mentioned in the Daybook of the Collector Daily!

  • Thanks Aperture!

    Aperture mentioned my Instagram Account as one of 13 photographers to follow!

  • AS/33 Orchard Opening

    Please join me for the opening of Artists Studios @ 33 Orchard!

    Thurs., July 31st
    6-8 pm

    Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 6pm.
    On View: through Saturday, August 16th.

  • My work on Davis Orton Editions!

    Please check out my photos on Davis Orton Editions.


  • I'm thrilled to be included in the Aperture Summer Open!

    This is a survey of contemporary photography.
    July 17-August 14
    Aperture Foundation
    547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor

  • My work mentioned on the Blvd blog!

  • I'm happy to announce that some of my work is available on Little Collector!

    Please check it out! I'm in great company (Yayoi Kusama, William Wegman et al)!


  • Check out this fun article about my work!

  • Great article of my work on Fast Co.Design!

  • My work on Feature Shoot!

  • My work on the Number 4 blog!

  • In Full Swing

    I'm very happy to announce that I will be included in this group show at the Parlor Gallery in Asbury Park, NJ. Please join me for the opening on May 24th from 7-11PM.
    Parlor Gallery
    717 Cookman Ave.
    Asbury Park, NJ


    Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
    Santa Ana, California
    April 5-May 17, 2014
    Opening: April 5 6-10
    2nd Opening: May 3 6-10

    I'm pleased to announce that I was selected by esteemed California artist, George Hermes, for this group show. I will be at the opening! Hopefully, I can figure out how to pump gas so I can get there!

  • Selected for SCOPE

    Please check out my artwork at the chashama booth at SCOPE this art fair season. It's bedazzled!


  • Published in Make 8elieve Magazine

    I'm pleased to announce that my work, 'Happy,' is included in Issue #5 of Make 8elieve Magazine. (Pages 194-195)


  • Love Shack

    Hey- If you're in the Boston area (Somerville) please stop by to see this group show I'm in!
    Love Shack
    Curated by:
    Bill Kouwenhoven

    Friday, February 14, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    With music by: Sophia Belle, Mike Hastings, Amy Kucharik, Steve Subrizi

    Nave Gallery Annex, 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA

    February 14-March 1, 2014

    Wednesday-Friday, 6-8 pm
    Saturday, 2-8 pm
    Sunday, 2-6 pm

  • Postcards from the Edge

    It's that time of year again! Come out and support Visual AIDS-Promoting awareness through education and art! Bid on some awesome art for $85!

    Unfortunately, HIV and AIDS are still very real-RIP to my friends and those who passed away from AIDS. Some damn talented people are sadly missed!

    January 24-26, 2014
    Luhring Augustine
    531 W 24th Street, NYC

  • Benefit Shows

    I'm happy to have been selected to participate in two upcoming benefits.
    Urban/Suburban for the Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art and Nurture Art's Benefit. Details to come!

  • Featured on JAM Editions TUMBLR Page

    I’m happy to announce that a selection of my work is featured on the JAM Editions Tumblr site. JAM Editions is an awesome print studio run by artists ‘extraordinaire’ Kathleen Gerber, Lori Nix and Jake Rowland. They offer a wide range of photo services. (Check out Lori and Kathleen’s show in October @ Clampart!)



  • Open Studios

    Check it out!

    chashama Open Studios
    Friday 9/20 6-10 and Saturday 9/21 12-6

  • Pianos Sing for Hope

    I'm pleased to announce that I am participating in this public art project. Selected artists designed the exteriors of pianos that are placed in public spaces throughout all of NYC's 5 boros. Afterwards, they are donated to schools and community-based organizations.

    This Sunday- 6/16: All 88 pianos will be on the plaza at Lincoln Center!!!!!
    Please come out and play!
    Concerts begin at 12:00pm and continue throughout the day!

    June 1-16
    Artist: Melissa Eder
    Title: Beautiful Music (Dedicated to Benny)
    Location: Faber Park Field House Recreation Center
    Staten Island, NY (consult the Sing for Hope website for map)

    Dates: June 1-16, 2013


  • Boom and Bloom

    Group Show with Artists Studios
    The Phatory
    618 East 9th St.
    Fri. May 3-May 31
    Wed.-Sun. 11:00am-3:00pm

    Please check it out!!!!

  • SCOPE Art Fair

    Check out my pic @ the SCOPE Art Fair this week in the chashama booth. I'll be on site on Thurs., 3/7 from 3:30 to 8:00pm. It's in the post office on 33rd St. between 8th and 9th Ave.

  • Real Time/AS (Artists Studios Pop-Up Show)

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    526 West 26th Street, #523
    VIP hours, by invitation only, 1pm – 7pm
    Reception, 7-9pm

  • NYFA Emergency Relief Fund Recipient

    Thank you to the New York Foundation for the Arts (and Others) for the grant! It was very helpful!

  • Art in a Box Fundraiser

    Please join me in supporting the programs for 'Art in a Box', a not-for-profit organization serving at-risk children around the globe. You can bid on some amazing works of art. Opening is Tues., Dec. 18th from 5-8 at Masters and Pelavin Gallery in Tribeca.


  • Photobook!!!2012

    I'm happy to announce that my book, "Fave Foods" was selected for "Photobook!!!2012," Davis/Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
    Opening Reception: Sat., Nov. 17, 6-8 pm
    ("Fave Foods" (A Photo Installation) was originally included in the show, "The Dining Room Project"at the Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO in spring 2011.)

  • Urban/Suburban Show and Auction

    Group Show and Auction to benefit the Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, KS, Fall 2012

  • Interview

    I am included in the journal, “Water’s Edge:Nine chashama BAT Studio Artists on Urban Space, Public Life and the Artist as Visual Ambassador”,
    Davy Knittle, September 2012

  • Featured Artist

    I am the featured visual artist this month on the Generator Arts website. You may check it out on:

  • Open Studios, Sept. 8th and 9th, 2012

    Mark your calendars! chashama studios are included in the GO Project through the Brooklyn Museum. Hope to see you there.

  • SCOPE Art Fair

    Stop by SCOPE if you're making the art fair rounds. My piece will be in the Chashama booth. (12th Ave. and 57th St.)

  • Work Featured in On the Issues Magazine

    My image "Still Life with Black Phone and Diary of Anne Frank" is featured with the article "Occupying the Waiting Room: 40 Years of Healthcare Needs" by Lori Adelman in the current issue of On the Issues Magazine: A Magazine of Feminist, Progressive Thinking

  • AS| Artists Studios

    I was recently chosen to be included in an online artists' archive/aktuell called AS| Artists Studios.

  • Featured Artist on Blog "Art in New York City"

    I'm pleased to say that my work is featured on Michael Sorgatz's blog "Art in New York City". It's the first post of 2012!

  • Curate NYC

    I am happy to announce that my work "Sense of Herself" (Pink Plastic Princess Crown) was selected by the director of The Andy Warhol Museum, Eric C. Shiner, to be included in a current online exhibit on Curate NYC.

  • "Let Them Eat Cake"

    Group Show (Celebrating the Beheading of Marie Antoinette)
    Marjorie Barrick Museum
    University of Las Vegas, NV
    Mid-October- Dec. 2011
    I have a photo of a Twinkie in this show consisting of images of cake.

  • "Still Life"

    I am included in this group show entitled, "Still Life." Lori Nix is the curator. It is at the Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR. The dates are Sept. 1-20.


  • *Urban/ Suburban*

    I am participating in a group show and auction to benefit the programs at the Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, KS this fall 2011.

  • *Distant Cousins: Muslim and Jewish Women Artists Speak*

    My work will be included in this group show at Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY in the fall 2011.

  • "The Dining Room Project," Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO

    My project, "Fave Foods", is included in this current show that considers our multi-faceted relationship with food. It is at the Paragraph Gallery in Kansas City, MO. The dates are March 18- May 7, 2011. (Opening on March 18 from 6-9pm). A catalogue/cookbook is forthcoming.


  • "The Inter-Connected World: Various Projects"

    I'm included in this project as part of "Serve and Project".

    Hampden Gallery, University of Mass., Amherst, MA
    March 31- April 18
    Washington State Gallery, WA
    August 22-September 2, 2011
    Clermont College Art Gallery
    University of Cincinatti, OH
    May 2012

  • "Women and Art"

    I am included in this group show at the Grace Gallery, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, New York. (Namm Hall, 11th Floor) It opens Tues., March 15th.

  • "Inanimate Pictures/Unusual Still Lifes of Man-Made Objects"

    My piece, "Still Life with Pink Plastic Hangers (You make everything GROOVY.)", is included in this group show.

    Guild Gallery II/ Hudson Guild Gallery Center
    119 9th Avenue
    Dates: Dec. 16th-Feb. 25, 2011
    Reception: Thursday, Dec. 16th/ 6:00-7:30
    Viewing Hours: Tues., Thurs. and Fri. 3:00-6:00 p.m.

  • "Direct Objects: Still Life as Subject"

    My photo, "Pink Cupcake, 2010", was recently included in an on-line exhibition and printed catalogue entitled, "Direct Objects: Still Life as Subject", Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT.