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Melissa Artemis Shemanna

Born Jan 1976   

Australian Artist , currently curating projects & exhibiting in the UK & Belgium 

 

EDUCATION

Painting Mentors: 

My artist Great-Grandfather, Lyle Guyot has been my inspiration to be an esoterically inspired artist 

Traditional Oil Painting with Michael Fuchs (son of Ernst Fuchs)  2019

Painting with Light- Amanda Sage (USA) - (Student of Ernst Fuchs) in Melbourne 2018

Oil Painting techniques with Wolfgang Widmosa (Student of Ernst Fuchs)- Residential painting Immersion & mentoring, Ubud, Bali 2013

Visions of Light-  Painting techniques with Amanda Sage & Adam Scott Miller, Cairns Australia 2012

Mischtechnik Painting with Light- Residential Immersion with Laurence Caruana, Amanda Sage & Ernst Fuchs, Torre Superiore Eco retreat, Italy 2011

Adv. Diploma Yoga Instructor 2010

Bruno Torfs- Painting and Clay Sculpting, Marysville, 2005-2009

Adv. Diploma Fine Art - Wollongong, 1995

Amanda Leo- painting and drawing personal tuition (5 years) 

Self / Family Taught  – 1980 - 2023

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS LIST

2024 Death & Rebirth Ritual Arts Festival, Moving Arts centre Amsterdam NDSM, Amsterdam NL

2023 Beacon: Dreams & Divinities, Westminster Chapel, England UK

2023 Beacon: Dreams & Divinities, St Pauls Chapel UK

2023 Beacon: Dreams & Divinities, Indra Studio Hackney Wick

2023 ONEIROPRAXIS Exhibition, Hastings Museum and Gallery, England UK

2023 Medicine Festival Gallery, International Visionaries, (curated & exhibited) Wasing Estate England 

2023 Breaking Convention (Psychedelics Convention) Exeter University, England UK

2023 Death & Rebirth Ritual Arts Festival, (curated & exhibited) TreeHouse NDSM Amsterdam NL

2023 Tanglewood Gallery & Live painting installation, VIC Australia

2022 STARFIRE SOLO exhibition, Hackney Wick Gallery, London UK

2022 Finissage Exhibition, Haekem Gallery, Brussels Belgium

2022 Haekem Gallery Exhibition w/Orryelle, Brussels Belgium

2022 People & Planet, Medicine Festival Arts Gallery, UK

2022 Transtates Convention Gallery Northampton University, England UK

2022 Anthropos Gallery, England UK

2022 Buddhafield Gallery, Devon England UK

2021 Luminarium Gallery Earth Frequency Festival QLD (Gallery curator & artist)

2020 Buddha Bar- Launch exhibition Melbourne

2019 EarthArtBeat Arts & Culture Festival - Festival co-producer, arts program/ gallery curator & exhibiting artist.

2019 Permanent exhibition at Second Story Studios, Collingwood

2019 Cyberdelics Innovative art and technology exhibition, Brunswick Melbourne (Secret Warehouse) 

2019 Evolve Gallery, RSF Melbourne (Gallery curator & Artist)

2018 The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation, Visionary Nectar group show

2018  Evolve Gallery, RSF Melbourne (Gallery curator & Artist)

2018 Amplify Her, Women’s Group Exhibition, Second Story Studios Melbourne (curator)

2017  Furtherrr Gallery, Oregon Eclipse Arts festival, Oregon USA

2017  Envision gallery, Oregon Eclipse Arts festival, Oregon USA

2017  Knew Conscious Gallery, Denver USA

2017  The Honeybee Temple Solo Exhibition, Yarra Valley AUS

2017  The Honeybee Temple Dome of Visionary Nectar, Babylon Arts Festival Gallery, VIC

2017-2020 Evolve Gallery, Rainbow Serpent Festival, Melbourne (curator & exhibiting artist)

2012  Tribe 13 Visionary Gallery, Eclipse Festival Far North QLD

2011  Visions of Mischtechnik Graduation Exhibition, Torre Superiore Village, Italy 

2010  Yarra Valley Open Studio Artists Group Show, Healesville VIC

2009  Omniculture Solo Exhibition, Healesville VIC

2006 Banyan Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Healesville VIC 

2003 ArtHoles Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Gertrude St, Melbourne AUS

2002 Found Project Space, Solo Exhibition, Fitzroy, Melbourne AUS

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Original paintings held in private collections in;

Netherlands NL, Boulder USA, Maui Hawaii, Ubud Bali, Torre Italy, Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania, AUS

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS 

2024 Visionary Medicine Gallery, Medicine Festival 2024, Wasing Estate, England UK

2023 ONEIROPRAXIS Exhibition, Hastings Museum and Gallery, England UK

2023 Medicine Festival Gallery, International Visionaries, (curated & exhibited) Wasing Estate England 

2023 Death & Rebirth Ritual Arts Festival, (curated & exhibited) Amsterdam NL

2022 STARFIRE SOLO exhibition, Hackney Wick Gallery, London UK

2022 Finissage Exhibition, Haekem Gallery, Brussels Belgium

2022 Haekem Gallery Exhibition w/Orryelle, Brussels Belgium

2022 Buddhafield Gallery, Devon England UK
2020 Online The Honeybee Temple studio LIVE

2020 Rainbow Serpent EVOLVE Gallery International artists group show

2019 EarthArtBeat Festival, Moora Moora Community, (Festival Co-Producer and Arts Program curator)

2019 Launch: The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation, Visionary Nectar group show

2020, 2019, 2018 & 2017 Curator and Coordinator for Evolve Gallery, Rainbow Serpent Festival Dome Gallery for International and Local artists.

2018, Psychedelic Salon, an exhibition to explore states of consciousness

2018, Resilience, ‘nature & culture in the cyber world’ Group exhibition for Melbourne Visionary artists and multi discipline arts

2018,  Amplify her, for Evolve gallery, Second Story Studios, Melbourne

2017,  Visionary Nectar for Australian Artists, Babylon Arts Festival Gallery, VIC

2013-2018,  Synergy Arts Event Exhibition for Visionary Artists (over 10 events)

 
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