92Y Instructor Biography

Melanie Kozol

Melanie Kozol has been exploring the contemporary landscape since graduating Connecticut College. She attended The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Melanie was awarded an NEA Visual Artist Fellowship in painting and received a Skowhegan Scholarship for Drawing at NYSS.

In addition to teaching painting and drawing at the School of the Arts, 92nd Street Y, Melanie is a visiting instructor at Pratt Institute. Her work has been widely exhibited including Project Room 88, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Weber Fine Art, Alexander Gallery, DFN and Bussaco. Her paintings are included in numerous public and private collections including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Pfizer Corporation, Deutsche Bank, Bellagio Hotel and Triomphe at the Iroquois Hotel. Melanie is an active participant in the annual SONYA artist studio tours in Brooklyn. She lives and works in Brooklyn. You can visit her website here: www.melaniekozol.com

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