Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet, detail.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Fiddlehead , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Nightwatch , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Cabin , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Lichen , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Burning Bush , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Night Message , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Ring Path , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Deep Vale , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Holler,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fiddlehead I,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Widow’s Peak,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Study #4,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #3,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #2,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #1,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Perseids , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fitches Crossing , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Slow Shake (Lake ), 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Full Moon in Capricorn , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Shadde , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fireflies , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Desert Center 1 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Desert Center 4 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Desert Center 3 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 30".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Untitled WC2 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC4,  2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC3 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC1 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  By the Light or the Eye,  2015: Exterior installation view, acrylic enamel and milled sintra on existing storefront.  Site-specific painting installation made for GRIDSPACE, an artist-run storefront in Brooklyn, New York.  Photo credit: Alan Wiener  More information:  https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
  By the Light or the Eye , 2015: Interior installation view, ink and watercolor on existing wall (left), framed letterpress print (right). GRIDSPACE, Brooklyn, NY.  Photo credit: Alan Wiener  More information:  https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
  Aperture , 2015: Unique letterpress print with hand-painted watercolor, 8.5 x 10.5" each.  Two examples from a limited edition print series made with GRIDSPACE editions, in collaboration with printer Ruby Kapka/NSFW Presse.
  Calamus , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Greensboro , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Heat Lightning , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Pipevine , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Screen Study , 2014: 64 x 78", acrylic ink on existing cement wall, Pereira da Silva community, Rio de Janeiro.
  A Wall Around a Window,  2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Acrylic paintings installed on site-specific wall painting, ink and graphite, 10'8" x 40 feet.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  Untitled (Rocks) , 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Untitled (Louver) , 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  Untitled (Olana) , 2013: Silkscreen wall-hanging on hand-dyed linen, 2 panels 72 x 48" each, + hand-turned maple stool with acrylic enamel surface, 16" diameter x 12".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Untitled (Olana) , 2013: Detail view of stool with machine-milled relief face.  Photo credit: Logan Beck
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Alternate installation view with second wall painting, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Detail with framed watercolors installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window,  2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Ranchstone Repea t, 2012: Ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”  Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
  Ranchstone Repeat , 2012: Detail, ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”  Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
  Repeater , 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.  “Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.
  Repeater , 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.  “Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.  Installation view of exhibition with works by Jill Newman and Pat O'Neill.
  Stamp,  2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Divider , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Patch , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Repeater , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Installation view, Optical Project, Houston, TX.  Listening room with hand-printed linen sound curtains, custom furniture and original audio on limited edition vinyl records.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Custom audio table with vinyl records, 20 x 20 x 16".
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Alternate installation view with secondary curtain pattern.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Sound curtain patterns, screen-printed on hand-dyed linen in collaboration with Gray Area Print, Los Angeles, CA.
  Landslide/Solid , 2010: Original 12”, two-sided vinyl record in edition of 100, featuring song covers by the artist. Custom vinyl color and offset litho sleeves.
  Patch Repeat , 2011: Letterpress and unique watercolor collage, 8 x 10” each.  Two examples from a limited edition print series made for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, in collaboration with printer Leslie Ross-Robertson/Wavelength Press.
 Melissa Thorne with Fol Chen,  Untitled (Wiener Werkstatte textile length) , 2008: Original watercolor and audio, produced as a CD edition of 50.  The 50 x 50” artwork (above) was subsequently cut into 5” square CD sleeve cards, to accompany a sound piece also based on the same Wiener Werkstatte textile, in the permanent collection of LACMA. This was part of an exhibition in which artists were invited to interpret works from the museum collection, “A Machine Project Field Guide to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.”
  Eight-Story High Rise , 2007: Ink, watercolor and gouache on paper, 28 x 25”.
  Geode,  2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 19 x 16".
  Demonstration Earthship , 2007: Watercolor, ink, gouache and collage on paper, 34 x 30".
  A Partial Index of Improvements , 2006-7: Watercolor, ink and gouache on paper, each panel 10 x 13".  24 individual works shown exclusively as one piece, overall installed size variable.
  Superstructure (House Construction Details , 1939-1968), 2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Lancaster Coverlet (Philip Schum, 1814-1880) , 2006: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Quaker Meeting House (Princeton, NJ, 1726) , 2006: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Six-sided Trivet (Woven Floral Point),  2007: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
Grove, 2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.Photo credit: Wes MagyarMore information: https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
Grove, 2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.Photo credit: Wes MagyarMore information: https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet, detail.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
Grove, 2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet, detail.Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.Photo credit: Wes MagyarMore information: https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Grove,  2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.  Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  Photo credit: Wes Magyar  More information:  https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
Grove, 2019: Installation view of site-specific wall painting with individual acrylic paintings on linen, 18 x 46 feet.Painting installation for the exhibition “Aftereffect,” curated by Elissa Auther and Emily Joyce, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.Photo credit: Wes MagyarMore information: https://mcadenver.org/exhibitions/aftereffect
  Fiddlehead , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
Fiddlehead, 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Nightwatch , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
Nightwatch, 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Cabin , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
Cabin, 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Lichen , 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”  Photo credit: Wes Magyar
Lichen, 2019: Acrylic on linen on panel, 28.75 x 23”Photo credit: Wes Magyar
  Burning Bush , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
Burning Bush, 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.Photo credit: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Night Message , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
Night Message, 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.Photo credit: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Ring Path , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
Ring Path, 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.Photo credit: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Deep Vale , 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”  Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
Deep Vale, 2019: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 16.25 x 13”Exhibited as part of “Everyday Perfection,” Albany International Airport Gallery, curated by Kathy Greenwood.Photo credit: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://albanyairport.com/art/albany-international-airport-gallery/everyday-perfection
  Holler,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Holler, 2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fiddlehead I,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Fiddlehead I, 2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Widow’s Peak,  2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Widow’s Peak, 2018: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 14.75 x 14.75”Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Study #4,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Study #4, 2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #3,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Study #3, 2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #2,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Study #2, 2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Study #1,  2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Study #1, 2018: Watercolor, gouache and colored pencil on paper, 12.5 x 10”Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
Shadde, 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.Photo credit: Heather Phelps-LiptonMore information: https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
Shadde, 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.Photo credit: Heather Phelps-LiptonMore information: https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Shadde , 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Heather Phelps-Lipton  More information:  https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
Shadde, 2017: Installation view of exhibition at BUSHEL, Delhi, NY. Site specific ink wall painting on existing walls, framed works on paper installed on wall painting.Photo credit: Heather Phelps-LiptonMore information: https://bushelcollective.org/melissa-thorne/
  Perseids , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Perseids, 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fitches Crossing , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Fitches Crossing, 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Slow Shake (Lake ), 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Slow Shake (Lake), 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Full Moon in Capricorn , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Full Moon in Capricorn, 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Shadde , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Shadde, 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Fireflies , 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".  Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
Fireflies, 2017: Watercolor, ink and gouache on collaged paper, 17.5 x 14".Photo credit: Jason van Stavaren
  Desert Center 1 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
Desert Center 1, 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.Photo credit: Lance GerberPhoto editing: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Desert Center 4 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
Desert Center 4, 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 38".Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.Photo credit: Lance GerberPhoto editing: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Desert Center 3 , 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 30".  Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.  Photo credit: Lance Gerber  Photo editing: Jason van Stavaren  More information:  http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
Desert Center 3, 2016: Ink and graphite on existing wall, 38 x 30".Site-specific painting, one of a series of four created in abandoned cabins in Desert Center, CA, during a 2016 residency with Epicenter Projects.Photo credit: Lance GerberPhoto editing: Jason van StavarenMore information: http://epicenterprojects.com/MELISSA_THORNE_DESERT-CENTER
  Untitled WC2 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Untitled WC2, 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC4,  2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Untitled WC4, 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC3 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Untitled WC3, 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Untitled WC1 , 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".  Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Untitled WC1, 2016: Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 12".Excerpt from an ongoing series of works on paper exploring architectural patterns accumulated during an extended research trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The patterns are taken from security gates throughout the city.Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  By the Light or the Eye,  2015: Exterior installation view, acrylic enamel and milled sintra on existing storefront.  Site-specific painting installation made for GRIDSPACE, an artist-run storefront in Brooklyn, New York.  Photo credit: Alan Wiener  More information:  https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
By the Light or the Eye, 2015: Exterior installation view, acrylic enamel and milled sintra on existing storefront.Site-specific painting installation made for GRIDSPACE, an artist-run storefront in Brooklyn, New York.Photo credit: Alan WienerMore information: https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
  By the Light or the Eye , 2015: Interior installation view, ink and watercolor on existing wall (left), framed letterpress print (right). GRIDSPACE, Brooklyn, NY.  Photo credit: Alan Wiener  More information:  https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
By the Light or the Eye, 2015: Interior installation view, ink and watercolor on existing wall (left), framed letterpress print (right). GRIDSPACE, Brooklyn, NY.Photo credit: Alan WienerMore information: https://gridspace.org/archive/melissa-thorne-by-the-light-or-the-eye
  Aperture , 2015: Unique letterpress print with hand-painted watercolor, 8.5 x 10.5" each.  Two examples from a limited edition print series made with GRIDSPACE editions, in collaboration with printer Ruby Kapka/NSFW Presse.
Aperture, 2015: Unique letterpress print with hand-painted watercolor, 8.5 x 10.5" each.Two examples from a limited edition print series made with GRIDSPACE editions, in collaboration with printer Ruby Kapka/NSFW Presse.
  Calamus , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Calamus, 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Greensboro , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Greensboro, 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Heat Lightning , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Heat Lightning, 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Pipevine , 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".  Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
Pipevine, 2015: Ink and watercolor on paper, 7.5 x 6".Photo credit: Melissa Thorne
  Screen Study , 2014: 64 x 78", acrylic ink on existing cement wall, Pereira da Silva community, Rio de Janeiro.
Screen Study, 2014: 64 x 78", acrylic ink on existing cement wall, Pereira da Silva community, Rio de Janeiro.
  A Wall Around a Window,  2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Acrylic paintings installed on site-specific wall painting, ink and graphite, 10'8" x 40 feet.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.Acrylic paintings installed on site-specific wall painting, ink and graphite, 10'8" x 40 feet.Photo credit: Logan BeckMore information: https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  Untitled (Rocks) , 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
Untitled (Rocks), 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Untitled (Louver) , 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
Untitled (Louver), 2013: Acrylic on linen on panel, 40 x 32".Photo credit: Logan Beck
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.Photo credit: Logan BeckMore information: https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  Untitled (Olana) , 2013: Silkscreen wall-hanging on hand-dyed linen, 2 panels 72 x 48" each, + hand-turned maple stool with acrylic enamel surface, 16" diameter x 12".  Photo credit: Logan Beck
Untitled (Olana), 2013: Silkscreen wall-hanging on hand-dyed linen, 2 panels 72 x 48" each, + hand-turned maple stool with acrylic enamel surface, 16" diameter x 12".Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Untitled (Olana) , 2013: Detail view of stool with machine-milled relief face.  Photo credit: Logan Beck
Untitled (Olana), 2013: Detail view of stool with machine-milled relief face.Photo credit: Logan Beck
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Alternate installation view with second wall painting, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Alternate installation view with second wall painting, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.Photo credit: Logan BeckMore information: https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.Photo credit: Logan BeckMore information: https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window , 2013: Detail with framed watercolors installed on wall painting.  Photo credit: Logan Beck  More information:  https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Detail with framed watercolors installed on wall painting.Photo credit: Logan BeckMore information: https://issuu.com/devinbordengallery/docs/a_wall_around_a_window_9a545ff87b28e2
  A Wall Around a Window,  2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.  Photo credit: Logan Beck
A Wall Around a Window, 2013: Installation view, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.Photo credit: Logan Beck
  Ranchstone Repea t, 2012: Ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”  Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
Ranchstone Repeat, 2012: Ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
  Ranchstone Repeat , 2012: Detail, ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”  Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
Ranchstone Repeat, 2012: Detail, ink and graphite on existing column, 32 feet x 16” x 16.”Site-specific painting made for the exhibition “Material Occupation,” curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming. University Art Museum, University at Albany/SUNY, NY.
  Repeater , 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.  “Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.
Repeater, 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.“Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.
  Repeater , 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.  “Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.  Installation view of exhibition with works by Jill Newman and Pat O'Neill.
Repeater, 2011: Ink, watercolor and graphite on existing wall, 9' 6” x 32' 4”.“Site as Symbol” exhibition, curated by Survey West Collaborative, FOCA exhibition space, Los Angeles, CA.Installation view of exhibition with works by Jill Newman and Pat O'Neill.
  Stamp,  2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
Stamp, 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Divider , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
Divider, 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Patch , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
Patch, 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Repeater , 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
Repeater, 2010: Watercolor and ink on cut paper, 17 x 15”.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Installation view, Optical Project, Houston, TX.  Listening room with hand-printed linen sound curtains, custom furniture and original audio on limited edition vinyl records.
Rockslide Rocksolid, 2010: Installation view, Optical Project, Houston, TX.Listening room with hand-printed linen sound curtains, custom furniture and original audio on limited edition vinyl records.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Custom audio table with vinyl records, 20 x 20 x 16".
Rockslide Rocksolid, 2010: Custom audio table with vinyl records, 20 x 20 x 16".
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Alternate installation view with secondary curtain pattern.
Rockslide Rocksolid, 2010: Alternate installation view with secondary curtain pattern.
  Rockslide Rocksolid , 2010: Sound curtain patterns, screen-printed on hand-dyed linen in collaboration with Gray Area Print, Los Angeles, CA.
Rockslide Rocksolid, 2010: Sound curtain patterns, screen-printed on hand-dyed linen in collaboration with Gray Area Print, Los Angeles, CA.
  Landslide/Solid , 2010: Original 12”, two-sided vinyl record in edition of 100, featuring song covers by the artist. Custom vinyl color and offset litho sleeves.
Landslide/Solid, 2010: Original 12”, two-sided vinyl record in edition of 100, featuring song covers by the artist. Custom vinyl color and offset litho sleeves.
  Patch Repeat , 2011: Letterpress and unique watercolor collage, 8 x 10” each.  Two examples from a limited edition print series made for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, in collaboration with printer Leslie Ross-Robertson/Wavelength Press.
Patch Repeat, 2011: Letterpress and unique watercolor collage, 8 x 10” each.Two examples from a limited edition print series made for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, in collaboration with printer Leslie Ross-Robertson/Wavelength Press.
 Melissa Thorne with Fol Chen,  Untitled (Wiener Werkstatte textile length) , 2008: Original watercolor and audio, produced as a CD edition of 50.  The 50 x 50” artwork (above) was subsequently cut into 5” square CD sleeve cards, to accompany a sound piece also based on the same Wiener Werkstatte textile, in the permanent collection of LACMA. This was part of an exhibition in which artists were invited to interpret works from the museum collection, “A Machine Project Field Guide to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.”
Melissa Thorne with Fol Chen, Untitled (Wiener Werkstatte textile length), 2008: Original watercolor and audio, produced as a CD edition of 50.The 50 x 50” artwork (above) was subsequently cut into 5” square CD sleeve cards, to accompany a sound piece also based on the same Wiener Werkstatte textile, in the permanent collection of LACMA. This was part of an exhibition in which artists were invited to interpret works from the museum collection, “A Machine Project Field Guide to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.”
  Eight-Story High Rise , 2007: Ink, watercolor and gouache on paper, 28 x 25”.
Eight-Story High Rise, 2007: Ink, watercolor and gouache on paper, 28 x 25”.
  Geode,  2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 19 x 16".
Geode, 2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 19 x 16".
  Demonstration Earthship , 2007: Watercolor, ink, gouache and collage on paper, 34 x 30".
Demonstration Earthship, 2007: Watercolor, ink, gouache and collage on paper, 34 x 30".
  A Partial Index of Improvements , 2006-7: Watercolor, ink and gouache on paper, each panel 10 x 13".  24 individual works shown exclusively as one piece, overall installed size variable.
A Partial Index of Improvements, 2006-7: Watercolor, ink and gouache on paper, each panel 10 x 13".24 individual works shown exclusively as one piece, overall installed size variable.
  Superstructure (House Construction Details , 1939-1968), 2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
Superstructure (House Construction Details, 1939-1968), 2007: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".One of 24 works on paper in A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Lancaster Coverlet (Philip Schum, 1814-1880) , 2006: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
Lancaster Coverlet (Philip Schum, 1814-1880), 2006: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".One of 24 works on paper in A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Quaker Meeting House (Princeton, NJ, 1726) , 2006: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
Quaker Meeting House (Princeton, NJ, 1726), 2006: Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 x 13".One of 24 works on paper in A Partial Index of Improvements.
  Six-sided Trivet (Woven Floral Point),  2007: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".  One of 24 works on paper in  A Partial Index of Improvements.
Six-sided Trivet (Woven Floral Point), 2007: Ink on paper, 10 x 13".One of 24 works on paper in A Partial Index of Improvements.
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