Melissa Matveyeff




2012 – 2013  Master of Fine Art (with Distinction), RMIT University, Melbourne

2009 – 2011  Bachelor of Art: Painting (with Distinction), RMIT University, Melbourne

2000 – 2002  Diploma  of Visual Arts, NMIT, Melbourne


Recent Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2017        The Mounds Have Eyes, Watch this space, Alice springs

2015        CURTAIN CALL | FLESH EXPRESS | Diego Ramirez | Melissa Matveyeff 

2015        Live performance Roundabout. Lx Portugal

2015        Artist Residency Portugal Roundabout. Lx Open studio 

2015        Spirituous.  The BIRDS.  Selected by Abbotsford Convent Foundation Melbourne

2015        Spatiums, Zeppelin, Melbourne

2015        The Sweet Life, Blindside, Melbourne 

2014        One night stand, Donkey Wheel, Melbourne

2014        HIT&MISS, Bus Projects, Melbourne

2014        Welcome to paradise, Next Wave Festival, Shebean, Melbourne

2014        Personal Plate, Blindside, Melbourne

2014        Running Sheet, Rumpueng Artspace , Chiang Mai

2013        Mapping Gertrude, Seventh Gallery, Summer Residency, Melbourne

2013        Season 4: Memory, Lightscapes Projects, Rodda Lane, RMIT University

2013        OH GOD, Hares & Hyenas, Melbourne

2013        Ascend/descend, Coalesce ARI

2013        Gender Typ(0)s, Project space, (Midsumma festival 2013), RMIT, Melbourne

2012        Interpretations of Intimacy, Open space Gallery, Melbourne

2012        Strange Essay, c3 Gallery, Melbourne

2011        Newer 12, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne

2011        100 shots of light, Obscura Gallery, Melbourne

2011        Homebody, First Sight Gallery, RMIT Melbourne

2011        Artists Live Here, First Sight Gallery, RMIT Melbourne

2010        The Baby Makers, First sight Gallery, RMIT Melbourne





2013 – The Birds Ari


The Birds ARI Exhibitions   

2014        GOLDEN RULZ, White Night, RMIT University, Melbourne

2014        Season 5: Porous, Lightscape Projects, Rodda Lane, RMIT University

2013        Art Boot Camp, Fringe Festival, Bluestone Arts Venue, Footscray, Melbourne

2013        Mating call, Rooftop Artspace, Curtain house, Melbourne             


Awards and Grants

2018        Metro Residency, Brisbane, Australia

2015        Roundabout x Artist Residency, Portugal 

2014        Rumpueng Artspace  Artist Residency, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2014        Award of Excellence MFA RMIT University

2014        RMIT Links Arts Funding, collective funding

2013        Seventh Galery, Gertrude st, Melbourne, Australia

2012        RMIT Links Arts Funding, individual funding

2009 – 2011 RMIT Financial Scholarship

2006        NAVA Marketing Grant