About

Education

1994-1996 Master of Fine Art, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada - Personal tutor, Jeff Wall
1987-1991 First Class BA (Hons) Fine Art, The University of Leeds

Solo Exhibitions

2012

The Fall, Campbell Works, London

2007

Melanie Stidolph, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2006

Online exhibition, Fotonet, www.fotonet.org.uk

2005

Melanie Stidolph, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland

2004

Interior Life, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland

2001

Common, Fremantle, London

1997

Shallows, Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada

Group Exhibitions

2016

Omgyjer Glusek, Peckham 24, Screening programmed by South Kiosk gallery, London
The Voyeurs, St Ives, Screening programmed by Simon Bayliss and Naomi Frears

2015

Eventually Everything Connects, Mandy Lee Jandrell / Mel Stidolph, Solent Showcase
Acts of Looking, online project curated by Hannah Starkey
Except The Mirror, Evidence: Format Festival, Derby
    - curated for Format Festival incl. Sophie Clements, Annie MacDonell, Tom Lovelace, Richard Paul and Alice Walton
PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter
    - curated by Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson

2014

Open Screening, Whitechapel Gallery, London
PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS, Air Space Gallery, Stoke on Trent
    - curated by Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson

2013

Album II, 5 Years

2012

Is That It, Brighton Photo Fringe
The World in London, The Photographers’ Gallery offsite project
    - Victoria Park, Park House, Oxford Street, Gulbenkian Foundation, London
Photo-Soup, London
Collectible, Zeitgeist Project Space, London

2011

Notebook 4, The Studio, London
Fotoseptiembre 2011, Mexico City
Nine Point Perspective, Hotshoe Gallery, London
Chainletter, www.swarm-of-consciousness.com
Contact vs Tripod, Studio Strike, London
Harbingers, Centrum, Berlin

2010

Psychometry, Core Gallery, London
Notebook 3, The Studio, Photomonth, London
Photo-Soup, Espai 27, Barcelona
Photomonth Photofair, London
The Anachronistic Album, 2nd Edition, Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton
Make, Believe, Blank Gallery, Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton
Rhizomatic, Departure Gallery, London
The Anachronistic Album, photo-space, London
Notebook 2, The Studio, London
Running and Standing, The Agency, London

2009

Notebook, The Studio, Photomonth, London
Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
The Shandy Show, The Arts Gallery, London
Itchy Scratchy, Permanent Gallery, Brighton
Territory, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester
The Russell Herron Collection, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London

2008

Call Back, The Exchange, Penzance
Three BY Three (2), Yinka Shonibare’s new space, London
Gallery Artist Limited Edition Prints, Keith Talent Gallery, London
Art Trail, The Big Chill Festival, Eastnor
Curious Nature, Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance
Pass the Picture, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Curious Nature, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

2007

Pulse Art Fair, Miami
Pass the Picture, Goethe Institut, Berlin

2006

YearO6 Art Fair, London
Real, Fake and Imagined, Permanent Gallery off-site show, Brighton
Photo Show, O Contemporary, Brighton
Gallery Artists, Keith Talent Gallery, London
Art Car Boot Fair, London
To a Watery Grave, St Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada
Scope Art Fair, New York

2005

Aqua Art Miami, Florida          
Torn Stasis, Keith Talent Gallery, London
This Show is Ribbed for Her Pleasure, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY

2004

The Shandy Show, The Shandy Foundation, London
        - inc. Paul Noble, Mark Titchner, Sarah Lucas
Freehouse, MOT off-site project, London
PILOT:1, London, nominated by Alistair Robinson
Lilith, MOT, London, inc. Runa Islam, Sonia Boyce
To a Watery Grave, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Canada

2003

Scrambled, MOT, London

2002

Worthy Subjects: Photographs from the Kamloops Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada

1999

Lapsus, Five Years, London, curated by John Roberts

1998

Home Base, Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada

1997

Browser, Roundhouse, Vancouver, Canada
Good Sports, Burnaby Art Gallery, Canada
Framed, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1996

Benefit Art Auction, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
The Artscene, Skuggi Gallery, Rockford, Illinois, USA
Endless Summer, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Canada

Press

2012

‘Tate Blog’, www.tate.org.uk
‘Photo Soup at Unit 24’, The Up Coming, blog

2010

‘Brighton Photo Fringe’, Hotshoe magazine blog
‘The Anachronistic Album’, The Times, March 2010

2008

‘Art Trail 2008’ www.a-n.co.uk
‘Curious Nature’, www.artcornwall.org
‘The Emma Hart Biennale Radio Show’, Resonance FM, 14 Feb

2007

‘Melanie Stidolph’, The Art Newspaper, Frieze Art Fair, 12 Oct

2006

‘2006 Critics Picks’, www.akimbo.biz
‘Seven Says’, Nicky Catley, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, October

2005

‘When I Lived in Modern Times’, www.talesofnewcastle.net
‘Lust and Found’, James Westcott, ArtNet, www.artnet.com
‘This show is ribbed for her pleasure’, Michael Paulson, NYArts Magazine, www.nyartsmagazine.com
‘Interior Life’, Northern Metro

2004

‘Lilith’, The Guardian, The Guide

Publications

2014

‘I wanted the best for you’, Playground, Tate Learning
‘An Imperfect Choice’, PhotoSoup, intro text and images

2013

‘It All Started When The Days Were Quite Plain’ curated by Sarah Carne

2012

‘Behind the Image’ Anna Fox and Natasha Caruana

2010

‘The Anachronistic Album’ exhibition publication

2009

‘The Russell Herron Collection’, Sartorial Contemporary Art, exhibition publication

2008

Pass the Picture, Goethe-Institut, Malaysia, exhibition catalogue

2007

/seconds, issue 7, www.slashseconds.org

2005

Miser & Now, issue 7

Collections

The Shandy Foundation
Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada
Green College, University of British Columbia, Canada
Private Collections in Canada and UK

Commissions

2012

Open Studio, Tate Modern

2011

The World in London, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

2007

Arts Trail, The Big Chill, curated by Alice Sharp

Awards

2015

Shortlisted for Exeter Phoenix Artists’ Moving Image Commission
    - with Max Catterall

2012

Shortlisted for ‘ArchIsle’ Residency, Jersey
Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England, London

2007

Nominated for ArtSway Production Residency

2006

Shortlisted for ACE International Fellowship, Finland
Nominated for PLAT(T)FORM 07, Zurich
Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England, London

2004

Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England, London

1994

Study Abroad Studentship, The Leverhulme Trust