Melany Nugent-Noble is a Canadian artist currently based out of Kelowna, Canada. Nugent-Noble’s research and practice regularly engages with the political nature of public spaces, texts and speeches, and takes various forms including installation, art books and performance.

Nugent-Noble holds an MFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver (2015).

Melany Nugent  
(b. 1980, Canada)

Selected Exhibitions, Book Fairs & Presentations

2019 third beach, Digital Carnival 2019, Richmond, Canada, (collaboration with Trent Noble)  (forthcoming)
2019 Vancouver Art Book Fair (forthcoming)
2019   TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE: Making in Canadian Space. University College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland
2018          Vancouver Art Book Fair, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
2018          Moon Picnic (II), Nuit Blanche, Winnipeg Canada 
2018          third beach, Nuit Blanche, Winnipeg Canada, (collaboration with Trent Noble) 
2018          third beach, Lake Country Art Gallery, (collaboration with Trent Noble) 
2017          Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2017          Toronto Art Book Fair, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON
2016          Moon (Picnic) Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC
2016         Feeding the Machine: Translation of British Columbia's Speech from the Throne, University of Calgary, Free Exchange Graduate Conference: Power & Politics in Print (Calgary, Alberta)
2016        Performance, Speech from the Throne, 2016, Readings in Public and Other Performances, the Club at The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta.
2016          Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2015          Stalemate Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, BC

Awards & Acknowledgements

2019 Inclusion on the NamesDress Project
2018/19      Canada Council for the Arts, Professional Development Grant
2018           British Columbia Arts Council, Visual Arts Grant
2016           British Columbia Arts Council, Early Career Development Grant
2014           Pacific Leaders Scholarship, Government of British Columbia
2013           Pacific Leaders Scholarship, Government of British Columbia

Residencies, Internships & Fellowships

2018              Fellow, The Art & Law Program, New York, USA
2018              The Evolving Book, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
2016              Convergent Studios, Kelowna, BC
2016              BAIR TEXT, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
2005              Practicum, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff New Media Institute, Banff, Canada
2003/04         Practicum, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Creative Electronic Environment Banff, Canada
2003              Internship, Latitude 53 Contemporary Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada 

Education

2015         Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Masters of Fine Arts (MFA)
2011         Athabasca University, Bachelor of Professional Arts, Communications
2003         Grant MacEwan College, Diploma, Digital Arts and Media

Relevant Professional Experience

2017- Assistant Director, Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, Canada
2013/15         Public Education Coordinator Multiculturalism & Anti-Racism, Government of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2012/14         ArtQuake, Board of Directors, Vancouver, Canada
2008/13         Program Advisor,  Multiculturalism & Anti-Racism, Government of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2006/07       Desktop Publishing Coordinator,  Ministry of Education, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada