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Melanie Vote received a BFA in craft design from Iowa State University in 1995 and an MFA in painting from New York Academy of Art, graduating cum laude in 1998.
She was a recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2007 and has won residencies including Jentel, Banner Wyoming in 2009, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City in 2007 and the Vermont Studio Center with a full fellowship from the Dodge Foundation in 2002.
Her work has been exhibited at DFN Gallery in New York from since 2004 and included in group exhibitions at Sloan Fine Art, Flowers East Gallery, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Bronfman Center, Gallery Lombardi, Stolen Space Gallery, and Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, among others.