Art Education: Self Taught
2018 Illuminations, Universal Unitarian Church, Athens, GA, Feb-March
2017 Sixteen Stories, Oconee Library, Watkinsville, GA, January
2015 The Space Between Us, The Grit, Athens, GA, October
2015 The Space Between Us, City Gallery, Charleston, SC, September
2014 The Space Between Us, Hendershots, Athens, GA, February
2013 Menagerie: paintings by Melody Croft, White Tiger, Athens, GA
2013 Melody Croft Paintings, The Leathers Building, Athens, GA
January 15-March 1
2013 Goddesses: The Real and The Imagined, The Loft Gallery,
Watkinsville,GA, November 2012-January
2012 Melody Croft Paintings, Hendershots, Athens, GA; October
2010 Melody Croft Paintings, Just Pho, Athens, GA, May
2019 Concrete and Adrift, National Juried Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; March-June
2019 Art on Paper, National Juried Exhibition, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn,
New York; January-February.
2018 Athica Juried Exhibition, Athica, Athens, GA; October-December
2018 Picture the Black Fantastic, Lyndon House, Athens, GA; August 25-
2018 Winterville Art Council Juried Exhibition, Winterville Art Center,
Winterville, GA; July-September.
2018 Fall Juried Art Exhibition, Tannery Row Artist Colony, Burford, GA
2018 Reciprocal IV: OCAF Members at UNG, University of North
Oconee Campus, Watkinsville, GA; March 5-30.
2018 Resonance: A bi-sensory art exhibit, Oconee County Art
Foundation, Watkinsville, GA; Jan.-Feb.
2017 Home for the Holidays, KA Artist Shop, Athens, GA, Dec.-Jan.
2017 Critical Concerns, Janalyn Hanson White Gallery, Mount Mercy
University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Oct. 28-Nov.16.
2017 Ladyfest Atlanta, 368 Ponce, Atlanta GA; Sept. 30.
2017 Nasty Women Athens, Trio Contemporary Art Gallery, Athens, GA;
2017 Southworks, Oconee County Arts Foundation Annual Juried
Exhibition, Watkinsville, GA; April-June.
2017 Love on the Side, Creature Comforts Brewing Company, Athens,
2017 The Love Show, KA Artist Shop, Athens, GA; Feb.-March..
2016 Lyndon House Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA; March-May.
2015 Trilogy: Soul, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA;
2015 Trilogy: Body, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA;
2015 Trilogy: Mind, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA;
2014 Two Story Coffee, Athens, GA; November-January.
2014 Artists from Anywhere but Illinois Art Show 2014, Chicago Urban
Art Retreat Center, Chicago, Illinois; April-May.
2014 Herstory, Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center, Chicago, Illinois;
2013 Georgia Small Works 4th Annual Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts
Foundation, Watkinsville, GA; October 11-November 15.
2013 Body Beautiful...Body Bizarre, Renegade Femme,
2013 Metro Montage XIII, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta,
2013 Lyndon House Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA; February- May.
2013 Athens' Art Crawl, Ted's Most Best, Athens, GA; October 2011 2013 Artist Juried Exhibit, Hampton Fine Arts Gallery, Greensboro, GA;
2010 Five Points Art Festival, Athens, GA; July
2010 Southworks, Oconee County Arts Foundation Annual Juried
Exhibition, Watkinsville, GA; April-June
2008 Lyndon House Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA; February- May
2005 Clayton Street Gallery, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA;
2004 Lyndon House Annual Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA, February-
Grants and Awards
2012 Kress Project Winner, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
2018 Resonance: a bi-sensory art exhibit, co-curated with Jackie
Dorsay, Oconee County Art Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Bibliography (periodicals and books)
2017 Ryders, Josh and Hilborn, Melissa C. “Melody Croft.” Peripheral
Arteries Contemporary Art Review Special Issue, June 22, 2017,
2016 Exit 271, Georgia Writer's Resource, Cover Art, Winter 2016
2015 Cowne, Ellen. A Thousand Scattered Moments, AuthorHouse 2105.
2014 Thought Notebook Literary and Visual Art Journal, Vol. 2, no.
2013 Thought Notebook Literary and Visual Art Journal, Cover Art, 4th
2013 Thought Notebook Literary and Visual Art Journal, 4th
2013 Women's Caucus for Art. "Stories We Tell." Instant
Publishers, 2013. 88-89.Print
2013 The Georgia Museum of Art. "The Winning Entries. The
Kress Project. Georgia Museum of Art; University of Georgia
2013. 38-39. Print
Bibliography (news sources)
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2016 Smith, Jessica. "Members Only Athica Highlights its Supporters
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