Melanie
Gonzalez

Melanie Gonzalez ART
Photographic
& Video Production Artist

email@melanieemail.com

+1 555 555 5782

CV

ART EXHIBITIONS (SOLO)
Discount Saints, Medianoche New Media Gallery & Digital Film Studio, New York, NY, 2015-6
Goodness Graceous!, photo exhibition and film screening, The Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY, 2015      
Letters to Armando, B.C.A.D. Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, 2014                                                                                            

ART EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED GROUP SHOWS)
The Next Generation of Bronx Photographers, En Foco Inc., Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY, 2017
BORIMIX: Borinqueya; An Evolving Travesty, The Clemente Gallery, New York, NY, 2016   
Bronx Latin American Biennial, The Clemente Gallery, New York, NY, 2016               
Living in My Skin, La Lucha Org., Rio III Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
LAN Project Art Exhibition, The Bronx Music Heritage Center, Bronx, NY, 2016
Bronx Now: A BX200 Group Exhibition, Fireproof’s Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
People’s Choice Salon Show! Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015                                                                        
Innuendos: 10 Bronxite Women, BxArts Factory, The Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY, 2015
Universal Humyn Love: A Gathering, Make the Road, Brooklyn, NY, 2014                                                      
Photography II Exhibition, group thesis show, Photo Manhattan, New York, NY, 2010                                    
Intro to Photo I Exhibition, group thesis show, Photo Manhattan, New York, NY, 2009                            

FILM – VIDEO - PHOTO PRODUCTION (SELECTED WORK)
Issue Project Room, Live Performance Videographer, 2017
Martha Stewart Living Tastemaker and Gift Guide, Digital Tech,
product photo shoot, photographer Martyna Sczesna, New York, NY, 2017
Wu-Tang Raised Me, Sophia Chang's Lecture at Columbia University,                                                  
multi-camera video documentation, editing, art direction, 32min., 2017
Cake: A Love Story, Production Designer,
short film, Ariella Media, New York, NY, 2016                                                     
Heidee, Production Assistant,
short film, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
The Middlegame, Art Dept Production Assistant,
short film, New York, NY, Ossining, NY, 2016  
How Will I Know? / Say Something, Producer, Director,
double feature music video, poetry duo P.O.W. (Power of Words), Brooklyn, NY, 2015
Who’s Fault? EVE’S FAULT!, Director, Editor,
documentary-style piece, live performance, New York, NY, 2015
Scandal, Work Bitch, and Selfie, Producer, Actor, 
narrative parody skits and music videos,
SkittlezMusicTV, New York, NY, 2013-5
Shit Spanish Girls Say, Director, Co-Writer, Actor,
viral YouTube series, 2012

ACTING, PERFORMANCE ART, THEATER
Sonia
character, High Maintenance S2E210,
HBO TV series, HGMT Inc., New York, NY, 2017
Maman Brigitte, performance piece,
We Are Here, Because You Were There,
video and photo installation on location in Havana, Cuba, 2017
Ghetto Mary - Discount Saints, model,
Art at the Bar presented by BxArts Factory,
live drawing event, Port Morris Distillery, Bronx, NY, 2016
Maman Brigitte, performance piece,
Borimix art exhibition, The Clemente Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
Model, Bronx Fashion Week Spring/Summer ‘15,
fashion show, Old BX Courthouse, Bronx, NY, 2015
Performance piece, We Are Here, Because We Are Not All There,
Innuendos: The Voices of Ten Bronxite Women exhibition,
Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY, 2015
Altagracia character, City Inside the City, pilot series,
Battery Park Entertainment, New York, NY, 2015
Model, Bronx Fashion Week Fall/Winter ‘14,
fashion show, Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY, 2014
Graziella
character, Le Bugie Con Le Gambe Lunghe,
Italian theater production, Teatromania, New York, NY 2013
Costanza
character, Il Vestito,
Italian theater production, Teatromania, New York, NY, 2013

PROJECTS: ART DIRECTION, VISUAL PROJECTIONS, LIVE EVENTS
One Step Beyond, Yemaya Activation, live video projection,
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, 2017   
The Royal Right, party film, video installation, 28min, 2016
LAN Project (Local Area Network), multimedia art exhibition and music festival, 2016
90 Second Docs, ongoing short video documentary series, 2015-2016  
Orlando Innamorato, photo - video producer for Italian Theater course, Diamante, Italy, 2015  
Goodness Graceous!, art film, 2:29min, 2015
Occurrence, dance art film series, YouTube videos, video installation, 2014-2017
Letters to Armando: Alba, conceptual video, 1:13min, 2014      
Presence / Absence, Curator / Installer, Long Island City, NY, 2013        
NEO XL, Curator / Installer, Long Island City, NY, 2012  
In Your Dreams, short film, 15min, 2009

WORKSHOPS, INSTRUCTION 
Set Up & Pose! Studio Lighting Photography Workshop, 2015-16
A basic studio lighting workshop for photographers of all levels.
Originally developed by Melanie Gonzalez ART for the NYC Parks Department.
This workshop introduces set-ups for studio lighting equipment for portrait photography and exercises in essential lighting techniques.
BX200 Visual Artist Studios Artist Talk, the Old Bronx Courthouse, 2015
Presented and discussed my photo/video series “Occurrence (Schaefer St)” at the
Old BX Courthouse in collaboration with BX200 and No Longer Empty.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s in Studio Art, minor in Italian Language, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 2014         

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, NOMINATIONS
Awarded Arts Fund Individual Artists grant, Bronx Council on the Arts, 2015                                                           
Nominated for Vídeo Viral Favorito award, Premios Tu Mundo, Telemundo Networks, NBC, 2012                   
Recipient of the College Tuition Assistance award, annual scholarship, The Los Padres Foundation, 2009-13