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Melisa Elif Gereççi

b. 1983

SELECT PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2022   City Feast, Audible, Innovation Cathedral, Newark, NJ

2022   Signal Ahead, East Coast Greenway, Metuchen, NJ

2022   Yards Alive! Rutgers University, Metuchen, NJ

2021   Foodways, Highland Park, NJ

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ (upcoming)

2023    Vignette Art Fair, Market Hall, Dallas, TX (upcoming)

2023    Works on Paper , The Newark Public Library Special Collections

2023    Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS, Ortuzar Projects, New York, NY

2023    Bloom! Gallery Aferro Annual Gala, Newark, NJ

2022    Artful Healing, Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ

2022    Now is Right Here, Gallery Aferro Annual Gala, Newark, NJ

2021    Build Your Own God and Other Ideas for a Kinder World, Artshack, Brooklyn, NY

2021    Creative Resilience, Newark Arts Festival, Newark, NJ

2021    Welcome Back to the World, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

2020    Pushing the Envelope, Pulp Gallery, Mount Holyoke, MA 

2019    Green Zine Fair, Baxter Street at the Camera Club of New York, NY

SELECT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

2023    NEW EWR: Art at the Airport, Newarker Magazine

2021    Clothes Up and Personal: Portraits of Four Fashion Designers, Newarker Magazine   

2020    The Streets will be Empty this Good Friday, The Star-Ledger   

2019    From Arne Duncan to Betsy DeVos: Litigating Title IX as the Rules are Rewritten, NSBA

2019    Race, Color & National Origin: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, NACUA

EDUCATION

 

2009    New York University School of Law, JD 

2005    The University of Texas at Austin, BA Plan II Liberal Arts Honors

            Thesis: Adaptive Reuse of the Lonestar Brewery as the San Antonio Museum of Art

OTHER EXPERIENCE

 

Advocated for schools and universities as a lawyer. Judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., in Brooklyn federal court in 2009.

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