Melissa Staiger is a Brooklyn, New York City based artist and curator. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Maryland Institute, College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute. She is an independent artist curator and has been teaching visual art in New York City since 2005.
Her work has been in group shows at ABC No Rio, Arts@Renaissance, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Chashama, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Heliopolis Project, The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, The Painting Center, Schema Projects, Sideshow Gallery, Trestle Gallery, Trestle Projects, Ventana 244 and the Wilmer Jennings Gallery. She was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida in 2013 and was selected to be the Curator-in-Residence for Trestle Gallery in 2016.