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Melissa Mitchell is a photographer living and working in Glasgow. She studied Communication Design at the Glasgow School of Art as a photographic specialist. Her work is heavily concept-based and process-driven. She is also a member of Fresh Focus at Stills Centre for Photography, a new community for graduate photographers where they can come together to seek peer criticism and support on their creative endeavours.


Education

Glasgow School of Art, BA (Hons) Communication Design, 2018

Studied under: Andy Stark


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019, Men’s Shed : Portraits from Shelter Scotland’s Foxbar Men’s Shed by Melissa Mitchell, POP Community Arts & Events Space, Paisley

2019, Working Title II : Fresh Focus at Stills, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh

2019, Shelter Scotland 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition, The Central Library, Edinburgh

2019, Shelter Scotland 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition, The Steeple Church, Dundee

2019, Shelter Scotland 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition, The Usual Place, Dumfries

2019, Shelter Scotland 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition, The Central Library, Aberdeen

2018, Shelter Scotland 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition, The Mitchell Library, Glasgow

2018, Helsinki Photo Festival, Galleria Futura, Helsinki

2018, Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, The Glasgow School of Art,

2017, Work In Progress, Communication Design Year 4, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2017, Epilogue, 3/4, The Barra’s Art And Design Centre, Glasgow

2017, Disciplined, An Exhibition, The Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow

2016, Comma, The Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow

2015, Pinhole Peepshow, Bourdon Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2014, Inspired, Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow


Awards

 

2018, Selected International Winner, From Helsinki with Love, Helsinki Photo Festival


Curatorial Projects

 

2017, Work In Progress, Communication Design Year 4, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2017, Epilogue, ¾, The Barra’s Art And Design Centre, Glasgow

2016, Comma, The Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow