recent exhibitions

A Piece of the Pie, performance for Seeing White: Unraveling Racism, Norwest Gallery, Detroit and 22 North, Ypsilanti

Negative Space, Crosstown Arts, Crosstown Concourse, Memphis, Tennessee

The MBC@The Library, The ManosBuckius Cooperative: video, live performance and installation for Bookmarks, University of Michigan 

March - May 2019


Truing, solo exhibition, Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit, Jan - Feb 2019 

Rumble Mambo, performance  Feb 9, 2019

Jackie the Ripper, live performance, CAVE, Detroit August 2018

Melanie Manos: Power Pose, solo exhibition, Fish Factory Art Space, Penryn, England  

5/19/18 - 5/22/18

Human Form, Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, MO  May - June 2018

FiLia: A Feminist Conference, London, England   April 2018

Sxrvxve, The Center at West Park, New York 

January 2018

Small World PS Mirabel, Manchester, U.K.

7/7/17 - 8/13/17

Universal Language of Birds, UCross Foundation Gallery, Clearmont, WY

7/10/17 - 11/20/17

Art@the Max, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit  2/2/17 - 4/1/17

Re:Formation, Gallery Project, 600 Jefferson, Toledo, OH  August 2016

lifework, 9338 Campau, Hamtramck, MI  March 2016  March 2016


The Daily GrindMuseum London

Ontario, Canada  12/15 - 04/24/16

Rachel's Killin' It  @ The Zuckerman Museum, Atlanta, GA July - August 2015


"Techno-struggles at Simone DeSousa," by Michael Hodges,The Detroit News Feb. 6, 2019

Barbed, featured artist,  June 2018

International Artist-in-Residence #Fish Factory Art Space, Penryn, Cornwall, U.K., May, 2018

Artist-in-Residence, #Holes in the Wall Collective,  Fleetwood, PA, August, 2017

Gerry Mander emcees Bad and Nasty: Patriot Acts, Bona Sera Underground  badandnastyGerry  badandnastyMarie  6/22/2017

"Visitors are likely to be grabbed and amused by Melanie Manos’ 'Hanging On" - Michael Hodges  The Detroit News, "DSO Hosts Art Exhibition by Detroit Artists"  02/18/17

Essay’d: 30 Detroit Artists, Wayne State University Press c. 2016 

[No. 3 Melanie Manos] 

Lofty Bitch performance at 9338 Campau reviewed in Infinite Mile by Sarah Rose Sharp



The Climb II - Finalist, 2015 Lumen Prize



HyperallergicDetroit Boom City



MBC video @ Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece


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