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Solo or Duo Exhibitions:
 
WOUNDED WARRIOR DOGS PROJECT, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH February-March 2017
WOUNDED WARRIOR DOGS PROJECT, Canton Art Museum, Canton, OH April-July 2016
WOUNDED WARRIOR DOGS PROJECT, Keeter Center, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO 2015-2016
Online Exhibition, www.delomano.com, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, January 2014
IN THE DOGHOUSE: THE ART OF JAMES MELLICK, Mary G. Hardin Center for the Cultural Arts,
Gadsden, Alabama, August 21 to October 30, 2013
REMARKABLE MENAGERIE: ANIMAL ART, Featured Artist, Decorative Arts Center, Lancaster, OH 2013
ALLEGORY IN WOOD BY JAMES MELLICK, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH, Fall 2012
JAMES MELLICK, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion IN, Fall 2011
JAMES MELLICK AND CHRIS RYAN, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mt. Vernon, OH, Spring 2011
JAMES MELLICK: A RETROSPECTIVE, Lima Art Space, Lima, Ohio, Summer 2009
FEATURED ARTIST, Berkshires Arts Festival, Stockbridge, MA, 2007
SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY, Spring Arbor, MI, November, 2005
MANS’ BEST FRIEND, New Harmony Contemporary Art Gallery (ISU), New Harmony, IN, 2005
ALLEGORY AND HUMOR IN WOOD, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg WV, 2004
CARVING WITH A SLY SMILE, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH, 2003
HEARTWOOD, WOOD FROM THE HEART, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH. 2002
Copperleaf Gallery, Sarasota, FL, 2001
RECENT WOOD SCULPTURE BY JAMES MELLICK, Gallery Studio B, Lancaster, OH. 2001
HEARTWOOD SCULPTURE BY JAMES MELLICK, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH. 2000
SCULPTURAL OBJECTS AND FUNCTIONAL ART, Vetro Marmo Arte, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. 1996
Vetro Marmo Arte Gallery, Columbus, OH. 1996
Delaware Arts Castle, Delaware, OH. 1995
IN THE DOGHOUSE: ANTHOLOGY, Wile-Kovach Gallery, Columbus, OH. 1993
Elzay Gallery, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH. 1993
OF ART AND NATURE, Shumacher Gallery, Columbus, OH. 1993
WOODEN SCULPTURE, Denison University, Granville, OH. 1993
ALUMNI ARTIST, Greenville College, Greenville, IL. 1992
RECENT SCULPTURE, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN. 1992
Carlyn Gallery, Grand Haven, MI. 1990
THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL, Steelworkers Bldg., Pittsburgh, PA. 1989
DE ANIMA, Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, MI. 1989
Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH. 1988
Licking County Art Gallery, Newark, OH. 1987
Gallery 200, Inc., Columbus, OH. 1986
FEATURED ARTIST, Cincinnati Craftsaffair, Cincinnati, OH. 1985
PAINTING-SCULPTURE & INSTALLATION, Gallery 200, Inc., Columbus, OH. 1983
REMEMBERING THE FUTURE, H.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Houghton, NY. 1978
TOTEMS AND TORSOS, Gallery 33, Concord, NH. 1976
Arts and Science Center, Nashua, NH. 1976
Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH. 1975
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. 1973
THESIS SHOW, S.I.U.-E., Edwardsville, IL. 1973
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, Greenville College, Greenville, IL. 1973
Greenville College Art Galleries, Greenville, IL. 1970
Student Center, S.I.U.-E., Edwardsville, IL. 1970
SENIOR EXHIBITION, Greenville College, Greenville, IL. 1969
 
 
 
Small Group Exhibitions:

 
GOVERNOR'S MANSION EXHIBITION, Columbus, OH 2015-2016
HIGHLIGHTS AND GRACENOTES, Southern Ohio Museum, 2014
ARTSPACE/POPS A Fine Craft Invitational, Lima, Ohio, 2014
ARTSPACE/POPS A Fine Craft Invitational, Lima, Ohio, 2013
SPOKE IN WOOD, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH Summer 2009
BEST OF THE BEST OF, (Ohio Craft Museum) Wayne Art Center, Wooster, OH, Summer 2006
IN THE SPIRIT OF THE TREE, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, Winter 2006
NEW ARTISTS, Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH, August 2005
FACULTY EXHIBITION, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH. 2003
SCULPTURE SHOW, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, OH. 1996
SUMMER SCULPTURE SERIES, Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, OH. 1996
An American Craftsman Gallery, 60 Broad Street, New York, NY, 1996
PENLAND FACULTY EXHIBIT, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1996
CLASSIC VISIONISTS, Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, 1996
SMALL SCULPTURE NATIONAL INVITATIONAL, S.I.U.-E., IL, 1996
EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME, An American Craftsman Gallery, New York, NY 1995
WOOD SCULPTURE: CRAFT AND SYMBOLISM, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, 1995
WOOD SCULPTURE: CRAFT AND SYMBOLISM, Ohio Craft Museum, Cols., OH, 1995
FOR THE BIRDS, Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, OH. 1995
Vetro Marmo Arte Gallery, 77 Mill Street, Columbus, OH. 1995
WITHOUT THE FIG LEAF, Wile-Kovach Gallery, Columbus, OH. 1995
An American Craftsman Gallery, Sheraton Manhattan, New York, NY. 1994
WHOSE ZOO, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH. 1994
WOOD BY OHIO ARTISTS, Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH. 1993
SURFACE AND SUBSTANCE, Gallery at Studio “B”, Lancaster, OH. 1993
Brenda Kroos Gallery, Cleveland, OH. 1993
Perception Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI. 1993
OHIO CRAFTS INVITATIONAL, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH. 1992
KINETIC ART, Gallery at Studio “B”, Lancaster, OH. 1992
Mindscape Gallery, Evanston, IL. 1992
NEW WORKS, Gallery at Sudio “B”, Lancaster, OH. 1991
Pacific Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA. 1990
WORKS IN WOOD, Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI. 1990
ART & CRAFT, Perception Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI. 1990
FACULTY EXHIBITION, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI. 1989
ANNIVERSARY GROUP EXHIBITION, Gallery 200, Inc., Columbus, OH. 1988
ZOO’S WHO, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Columbus & Cincinnati, OH. 1988
INTERMEDIA, Gallery 200, Inc., Columbus, OH. 1988
INSTALLATION, Springfield Art Center, Springfield, OH. 1988
GALLERY ARTISTS, J.Rosenthal Fine Arts, Ltd., Chicago, IL. 1987
MINATURES, J.Rosenthal Fine Arts, Ltd., Chicago, IL. 1987
WINNERS: 1980-1986, FINE ARTS EXHIBIT, The Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH. 1987
BOARD MEMBERS EXHIBITION, Columbus Art League, Columbus, OH. 1987
FOCUS: ANIMALS, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH. 1986
SUMMER & CHRISTMAS EXHIBITIONS, Gallery 200, Inc., Columbus, OH. 1981 to 1984
FACULTY EXHIBITION, Houghton College, Houghton, NY. 1980
FACULTY EXHIBITIONS, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. 1974 to 1978
NEW HAMPSHIRE’S SCULPTORS, Sharon Art Center, Sharon, NH. 1978
NINE POINTS OF VIEW, Ava Gallery, Hanover, NH. 1976
FOUR ARTISTS, Belknap Mills Gallery, Laconia, NH. 1976
REGIONAL SELECTIONS, 1976; Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 1976



Juried or Invitational Exhibitions:


WOUNDED WARRIOR DOGS, (Public Vote Grand Prize Winner, Public Vote First in 3D) Amway Grand Plaza, ArtPrize 8,
Grand Rapids, September 21-October 9, 2016
2015 FINE ARTS EXHIBITION OHIO STATE FAIR (People's Choice Award, Collage of Women Artists Award) Cols. OH
9th ANNUAL OOVAR JURIED SHOW, Columbus Metro Library, Cols. OH. 2014
2014 FINE ARTS EXHIBITION OHIO STATE FAIR (Ohio Arts Council Award), Cols. OH
BEST OF 2011, Kent State University, Kent Ohio, 2011
BEST OF 2011, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH, 2011
BEST OF 2011(Excellence for a Body of Work), Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH 2011
ARTPRIZE GRAND RAPIDS, Monroe Community Church, Grand Rapids, MI, 2009
CIVA CONVENTION, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, 2009
40TH ANNUAL MID-STATES CRAFT EXHIBITION, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN 2007.
BEST OF 2007, Wayne Art Center, Wooster, OH 2007
BEST OF 2007 (Fine Craftsmanship Award), Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH 2007
38TH ANNUAL MID-STATES CRAFT EXHIBITION (Museum Guild Purchase Award), Evansville Art Museum, Evansville, IN. 2003
BEST OF 2003 (Craftsmanship and Humor Award), Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
CONTEMPORARY WORKS OF FATIH, 2003 (Jurors’ Choice Award), Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, Columbus, OH.
BEST OF 2002 (Excellence in Wood Award), Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH 2002
BEST OF 2001, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH; Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH 2001; Dairy Barn, Athens, OH.
COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL, Columbus, OH 2001
FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, The Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH 1999
BEST OF 1997, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH 1997
BEST OF 1995, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH (Award of Excellence) 1995
CRAFTFAIR AT HATHAWAY BROWN, Cleveland, OH (Award of Excellence) 1994
COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL, Columbus, OH. 1994
ART FAIR, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL. 1994
CIVA JURIED EXHIBITION, Messiah College, Grantham, PA. 1993
COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL, (Best of Show) Columbus, OH 1993
VISUALIZING OUR ENVIRONMENT: ARTISTS RESPONSES, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH 1993
ART FAIR, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL. 1993
“THE” CRAFTS FESTIVAL, Sarasota, FL. (Award of Merit) 1992
50th ANNUAL MAY SHOW, Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH, (1. Best of Show, 2. Second Prize in Sculpture) 1992
BEST OF 1992, ODC, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH. 1992
AMERIFLORA, ODC EXHIBIT, Columbus, OH. 1992
OF WOOD AND IMAGINATION, Berkey Gay Bldg., Grand Rapids, MI. 1990
63rd ANNUAL WEST MICHIGAN, (Muskegon Co. Community Foundation Award), Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI. 1990
AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY WORKS IN WOOD, Athens, OH. 1989
FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH. 1989
CONTEMPORARY RELIGIOUS WORKS, Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, Columbus, OH. 1989
THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL, (Best of Show) Pittsburgh, PA 1988
OHIO REALIST GROUP, Carnegie Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. 1988
OHIO SELECTIONS: AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY WORKS IN WOOD, 1988 Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Cincinnati, OH.
AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY WORKS IN WOOD, Athens, OH (Poster). 1987
CIVA EXHIBIT, Marymount College, Arlington, VA. 1987
O.R.G., Beck Center, Cleveland, OH. 1987
O.R.G., Columbus State University, Columbus, OH. 1987
EXHIBITION 280: WORKS OFF WALLS, (Award of Excellence), Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV. 1987
AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY WORKS IN WOOD, Athens, OH. 1986
FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH. 1986
O.R.G., Atrium Gallery, Toledo Trust HQ, Toledo, OH. 1986
O.R.G., Elzay Gallery, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH. 1986
O.R.G., Garret Gallery, Lancaster, OH. 1986
SCULPTURE PROPOSALS, Inneswood Botanical Gardens, Westerville, OH. 1985
AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY WORKS IN WOOD, Dairy Barn, Athens, OH. 1985
SCULPTURE AT HERITAGE VILLAGE, (Best of Show), Columbus, OH. 1985
BUSINESS/ARTS COMMISSION AWARD, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH.
O.R.G., Great Southern Hotel, Columbus, OH. 1985
O.R.G., Willouby, OH. 1985
WINTERFAIR, (Banner Craftsmen) Columbus, OH 1984
FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Ohio State Fair, (Best of Show) 1984
BEST OF 1984, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH. 1984
CIVA EXHIBITION, Institute of Religion and Democracy, Washington, D.C. 1984
73rd ANNUAL ART LEAGUE EXHIBITION, Columbus Art Museum 1983
THE LAST LAUGH, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH (touring exhibit) 1983 to 1984
ODE TO THE BOX, Franklin University, Columbus, OH. 1982
STUDIO SELECTIONS, COLUMBUS, Ohio Foundation for the Arts. 1981
ART FOR COLLECTIONS, Online Computer Library Center, Dublin, OH. 1981
FINE ARTS EXHIBITION, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH. 1981
7 COUNTIES EXHIBITION, (SculptureAward). Wellsville Art Association, Wellsville, NY 1979
CIVA EXHIBITION, Bethel College, St. Paul, MN. 1979
5th REGIONAL EXHIBITION, Friends of Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH. 1977
BERKSHIRE ART ASSOCIATION, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA. 1977
CELEBRATION, RECENT NEW HAMPSHIRE ART, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH. ‘76
BERKSHIRE ART ASSOCIATION, (Sculpture Award), Pittsfield, MA. 1976
4th REGIONAL EXHIBITION, Friends of Hopkins Center, (Selected Exhibit Award) Dartmouth, Hanover, NH. 1976
ALUMNI SHOW, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, IL. 1976
3rd REGIONAL EXHIBITION, Friends of Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH. 1975
NEW ENGLAND DRAWING COMPETITION, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA. 1974
GRADUATE STUDENT EXHIBITION, (Award of Excellence in Art & Design), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, IL. 1973
29th ANNUAL WABASH VALLEY EXHIBITION, Swope Museum, Terre Haute, IN. 1973
QUINCY REGIONAL ART SHOW, Quincy, IL. 1972
25th ANNUAL MID-STATES EXHIBITION, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN. 1972
9th MONROE NATIONAL ANNUAL, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA. 1972
28th ANNUAL WABASH VALLEY EXHIBITION, (Purchase Award) Swope Museum, Terre Haute, IN. 1972
PRINT AND DRAWING INVITATIONAL, Traveling exhibition, Southern Illinois University-E., IL. 1971
23rd ANNUAL MID-STATES EXHIBITION, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN. 1970
COMMENCEMENT SHOW, (Award) Greenville College, IL 1969
REGIONAL EXHIBITION, David Straun Art Galleries, Jacksonville, IL. 1969
COMMENCEMENT SHOW, (Award) Greenville College, IL 1968