Resume

Education:

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, 1986-1991; B.S. in Communication Processes, minors in Communication Arts and Linguistics


Professional Affiliations:

Wisconsin Visual Artists: Member, May, 2010-present; current Secretary of the State Governing Board and Chair of the NE Chapter

Arnold Grummer, Inc.: Certified Papermaker, Februrary, 2012-present


Collections:

Full collection of framed artwork and pendants for sale held at the Gallery & Frame Shop, Fond du Lac, WI (ongoing)


Commission:

Retro Renovation: One collage per month for Website, January 2010-June, 2011. Site owner/commissioner: Pam Kueber, Lenox, MA; Website: http://retrorenovation.com/?s=Mel+Kolstad


Residency:

Artist-in-residence at Sheboygan North High School, September, 2014 - January, 2015


Publications:


"ATC Quarterly", August 2007-2011: featured ATCs in 10 issues of this Canadian publication; also featured artist (2010) and instructor (2011).

1000 Steampunk Inspirations (May, 2011) - featured artist

"Professional Artist" (July-August, 2012) - featured artist in "Using Pinterest to Promote your Work" article

The Artist's Library, by Laura Damon-Moore and Erinn Batykefer - featured artist; published May, 2014 by Coffee House Press